CC Sabathia (8-12, 4.27 ERA) and the New York Yankees (76-67) go up against Julio Urias (5-2, 3.69 ERA) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (81-62) in the second of a three-game interleague series at Yankee Stadium. The Dodgers won the last game 8-2, and Los Angeles leads the series 1-0. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Sep. 13 and will air on SNLA and YES.
In his most recent outing, Sabathia pitched 4.0 innings, giving up three runs and striking out four in a 5-4 victory over the Rays. Starlin Castro (.265, 61 Rs, 21 HRs, 67 RBIs, 4 SBs) continued his strong season yesterday, going 2 for 4 with one run, one home run, and one RBI. The Dodgers were unsuccessful the last time Urias pitched. He pitched well, going 5.1 innings, allowing two runs, striking out six and walking one in a 4-2 loss to the Padres. Corey Seager (.319, 95 Rs, 25 HRs, 69 RBIs, 1 SB) has been doing well offensively for the Dodgers, going 2 for 5 yesterday with one RBI.
For the 15th time this season, the Yankees registered at least two errors in a game.
The Yankees are coming into this game after allowing one walk during their last outing. The Dodgers have a 16-13 record when opponents give up one walk or less.
When they are outhit, the Yankees are 15-56. The Dodgers have a 16-44 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking 18th in home runs, New York has hit 163 this season. Los Angeles ranks 15th with 175 home runs.
Ranking 18th, New York is in the bottom half of the league in walks, notching 414 this season. Los Angeles ranks in the top 10 with 463.
When the Yankees hit at least one home run, they are 58-35, well-matched with the Dodgers who are 63-31 when hitting one or more homers.