DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June 18 – 7:05 PM EST
WHERE: Yankee Stadium, Bronx NY
Pitching Matchup: BlueJays - Mark Buehrle (L) vs Yankees - Chase Whitley (R)
LATEST ODDS: Pickem Total 9
MLB Pick of the Day Record: 9-12 -521
The Toronto Blue Jays still lead Eastern Division of the American League over the New York Yankees despite being under the .500 mark in their last 11 games. They are 8 games to the goods on the road this season. They are +39 in the runs for and runs against which is 3rd best in all Major League Baseball. Against Eastern Division teams in the American League the Toronto Blue Jays own a record of 15-11 record this year and 7-3 on the road. Toronto has a hitting average of .271 and have recorded 77 extra base hits along with 38 going yard. The Blue Jays will be trying to peck away at the young upstart New York Yankee Right Hand Starter Pitcher Chase Whitley who is 2 and 0 in 6 career starts with a earn run average of 2.41 versus much weaker teams.
The Bronx Bombers have won 4 of their last 6 and six of their last 10 encounters. However, the Yankees are 5-12 in their last 17 home games since April 29th. Their bullpen has been one of the reasons why they are still in striking distance. The Yankees bullpen leads Major League Baseball with 249 strikeouts and an average of 10 strikeouts for every 9 frames. They are going to face the Toronto Blue Jays’ Left Hand Starter Mark Buehrle who is 10 and 3 this season, but is on a 2 game losing streak. More of, Buehrle is 1 and 10 in his career versus New York.
Pick: Toronto +105 Over 8