This game could be low scoring as Ivan Nova (3-1, 3.26 ERA) and the New York Yankees (22-22) meet Marco Estrada (1-2, 2.61 ERA) and the Toronto Blue Jays (22-25) in the second of a three-game series at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees won the last game 6-0, extending a six-game winning streak. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May. 25 and will air on YES and RSN1.
In his most recent outing, Nova pitched 6.0 innings, giving up one run and striking out three in a 4-1 victory over the Athletics. Jacoby Ellsbury (.281, 19 Rs, 2 HRs, 15 RBIs, 9 SBs) continued his strong season yesterday, going 2 for 4 with one run and one RBI. The Blue Jays were victorious over the Twins 3-2 the last time Estrada pitched. He went 8.0 innings, allowing two, striking out nine and walking one. Jose Bautista (.232, 28 Rs, 10 HRs, 34 RBIs, 1 SB) went 1 for 3 yesterday.
Oddsmakers have deemed this game a Yankees -105 matchup and the Over/Under (O/U) is 9 at the moment.
Predictions: SU Winner - TOR
The Yankees hold a 7-9 record this season against teams in the AL East Division. The Blue Jays' record in these matchups is 10-14.
When leading after seven innings, New York is 13-10, while Toronto is 6-12.
The Blue Jays didn't score any runs in their last game. The Yankees have a 2-0 record when they don't allow any runs.
When they outhit their opponents, the Blue Jays are 16-6. The Yankees have a 17-2 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 25th in runs, New York has earned 174 this season. Toronto ranks 16th with 186 runs.
Ranking 17th, New York is in the bottom half of the league in walks, notching 135 this season. Toronto ranks in the top 10 at sixth with 167.
The Yankees are 16-12 when they hit at least one home run. The Blue Jays perform similarly when they hit one or more homers with a 19-14 record.