Michael Pineda (2-6, 6.41 ERA) and the New York Yankees (27-30) go up against David Huff (0-0, 0.00 ERA) and the Los Angeles Angels (26-31) in the second of a four-game series at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees won the last game 5-2, and New York leads the series 1-0. The game gets underway at 7:05 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jun. 7 and will air on FSW and WPIX.
In his most recent outing, Pineda pitched 5.2 innings, allowing one run and striking out eight in a 5-4 victory over the Tigers. Carlos Beltran (.272, 30 Rs, 14 HRs, 36 RBIs) played well again yesterday, going 2 for 4 with one run, one home run, and three RBIs. This is the first opportunity for Huff to take the mound this season.
The odds are unavailable for this game and the Over/Under (O/U) is unavailable at the moment.
So far this season, the Yankees are 1-0 against the Angels.
Predictions: SU Winner - LAA
Los Angeles has won 50% (14-14) of its games when leading after seven innings. However, New York has won 53% (17-15) of its games when taking a late lead.
The Angels are coming into this game after allowing no walks during their last outing. The Yankees have a 3-1 record when opponents don't give up any walks.
When they outhit their opponents, the Angels are 22-5. The Yankees have a 19-3 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 26th, New York is near the bottom of the league in runs, scoring 217 this season. Los Angeles ranks in the bottom half at 17th with 246.
Ranking 23rd, New York is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 162 this season. Los Angeles ranks in the bottom half at 17th with 176.
When the Yankees hit at least one home run, they are 19-17. When the Angels hit at least one homer, they have a 20-13 record.