Miami Marlins (29-28) at New York Yankees (32-25)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 1:05 pm (Yankee Stadium)
Trevor Rogers (1-2) (6.84) vs. Deivi Garcia (2-2) (4.88)
The Line: New York Yankees -187 / Miami Marlins +172 --- Over/Under: 9.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Miami Marlins and the New York Yankees meet in MLB action from Yankee Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Miami Marlins will look to keep building after a 4-3 win in extra innings over New York last time out. Garrett Cooper had a three-run blast while Jesus Aguilar added an RBI as well to finish off the scoring as a team for Miami in the winning effort. Corey Dickerson and Magneuris Sierra each had a base hit as the Marlins cranked out just three hits as a team in the winning effort. Sandy Alcantara gave up two runs on six hits with 9 strikeouts over 7.1 innings of work, not factoring in the decision. Brad Boxberger got the win in relief to improve to 1-0 while Brandon Kintzler shut the door late to lock up the win against New York. Trevor Rogers will start here and is 1-2 with a 6.84 ERA and 35 strikeouts this season. This will be Rogers’ first career start against the Yankees.
The New York Yankees will be out to rebound after a frustrating loss to the Marlins on Friday. Aaron Hicks had a double and two RBIs while Aaron Judge went 2 for 4 with a double as well and an RBI of his own. Luke Voit and Gary Sanchez each had two hits to cap off New York’s offense as a team in the loss. J.A. Happ allowed three runs on three hits with three strikeouts, not factoring in the decision. Chad Green ended up with the loss, falling to 3-3 on the year. Deivi Garcia will start here and is 2-2 with a 4.88 ERA and 26 strikeouts this season. This will be Garcia’s first career start against Miami.
Miami is 3-8 in their last 11 interleague games and 1-4 in their last 5 games overall while the over is 5-1 in their last 6 Saturday games. New York is 2-7 in their last 9 games following a loss and 1-5 in their last 6 games overall while the under is 4-0 in their last 4 interleague games against a left-handed starter.
My basis for this pick is the same as Friday’s. Sure, the Yankees would love some momentum going into the playoffs, but nothing’s been set in stone for the Marlins yet and a win here would go a long way towards a playoff spot. Garcia’s also coming off of his worst start in his younf career against the lowly Red Sox and while Rogers hasn’t been anything special, he’s been good at missing opposing bats and I think he could put the Fish in a spot to grab another win if he gets some support. I’ll take a shot with the Marlins and the plus money here.