In the third of a four-game series between the New York Yankees (28-30) and the Los Angeles Angels (26-32) at Yankee Stadium, Nathan Eovaldi (6-2, 4.09 ERA) and Jered Weaver (5-4, 5.18 ERA) get the start. The Yankees won the last game 6-3, and New York leads the series 2-0. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Jun. 8 and will air on FSW and YES.
In his last start, Eovaldi pitched 5.1 innings, giving up five runs, striking out five and walking one in a 6-5 loss to the Orioles. Carlos Beltran (.272, 31 Rs, 15 HRs, 38 RBIs) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one run, one home run, and two RBIs. The Angels were victorious the last time Weaver pitched. He had a good outing, pitching 6.0 innings, allowing two runs, striking out five and walking one in a 9-2 victory over the Pirates. Kole Calhoun (.300, 38 Rs, 7 HRs, 32 RBIs, 1 SB) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one run, one home run, and two RBIs.
The Yankees are a -170 favorite for this Wednesday night matchup, with a total of 9.5.
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For the seventh time this season, the Angels registered at least two errors in a game.
The Yankees are coming into this game after allowing two walks during their last outing. The Angels have a 6-15 record when opponents give up two walks or less.
It looks like the Yankees have a slight leg up on the Angels, as the Yankees have won their last two games while the Angels have lost their last two.
When they outhit their opponents, the Angels are 22-5. The Yankees have a 20-3 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 25th in runs, New York has earned 223 this season. Los Angeles ranks 17th with 249 runs.
New York and Los Angeles both rank near the bottom of the league for their on-base plus slugging percentage. New York sits at 27th with an OPS of .686, and Los Angeles ranks 21st with an OPS of .715.
When the Angels allow at least one home run, they are 15-27. When the Yankees allow one or more homers, they have a 16-22 record.