GAME: New York Yankees vs. Seattle Mariners
DATE/TIME: Tuesday, June 10 – 10:10 PM EST
WHERE: Safeco Field, Seattle WA
PITCHERS: New York - Vidal Nuno (L) vs Seattle - Hisashi Iwakuma (R)
LATEST ODDS: Yankees -130 Total 6.5
MLB Pick of the Day Record: 4-6 -276
After being defeated by the Kansas City Royals, The New York Yankees are now 14 and 10 .609% this season on the road and since April 20th, marking the 5th highest such winning percentage in Major League Baseball in that period of time. In New York’s last 24 road games, the Bronx Bombers pitching staff have collectively put together a earn run average of 2.79 spanning 209.2 frames allowing 66 earned runs, which makes the lowest mark in the entire league in that frame of time. Over that period of time, the New York Yankees starters have produced a superb earn run average of 3.07 134.2 innings pitched with 48 earn runs plus giving 3 earn runs or less in 21 of the 24 games over the time period. During this frame of time, the New York Yankees relievers have been awesome owning a earn run average of 2.28 in 75 frames thrown only allowing 19 earned run and a extraordinary .198 opponents’ batting average 54 for 273.
The surging Seattle Mariners have won 3 straight and 8 of the last 9 encounters. They have been victorious 10 of last 16 games. Overall, the Mariners are 14 and 7 over last 21 games.
Tonight’s matchup is all about the starting pitchers. The Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka has been nothing short but brilliant going 9 and 1 in his first season in the United States. His counterpart Seattle’s Hisashi Iwakuma has had a solid season owning a earn run average of 2.66 only allowing 15 runs in 50.2 innings.
*****The Yankees starter Lefty Vidal Nova is replacing tonight’s starter Tanaka. Nova is having a tough season going 1 and 2 in 9 starts with 34 runs scored on 58 hits allowing 10 going yard along with 18 walks in just 52.1 innings.
MLB Pick of the Day: Seattle -120 & Under 6.5