The surging New York Yankees are in Tampa May 27 to May 29 to face the Rays in a divisional matchup between teams that expect to be playing baseball after the regular season comes to an end.
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Yankees vs. Rays Betting Odds
Here are the betting odds for Friday’s game.
|Yankees vs. Rays, Sunday (5-29)||Tampa Bay -145|
New York +120
|Tampa Bay -1.5 (+155)|
New York +1.5 (-190)
|Over 6.5 (-115)|
Under 6.5 (-105)
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Yankees vs. Rays Pitching Matchups
- Friday, May 27: Jameson Tallion (4-1, 2.95 ERA) vs. Jeffrey Springs (2-1, 1.32 ERA)
- Saturday, May 28: Gerrit Cole (4-1, 3.31 ERA) vs. Corey Kluber (1-2, 4.42ERA)
- Sunday, May 29: Luis Severino (3-0, 3.02 ERA) vs. Shane McClanahan (4-2, 2.06 ERA)
Yankees Out In Front In AL East Race
The Yankees (32-13) have baseball’s best record as we enter the final weekend of May. Through Thursday’s victory over the Rays, which was the first game in the season series between the two rivals, the Bronx Bombers are 25-7 since April 22. Those were the days when the NYC radio stations were fielding calls from Yankee fans calling for firings, demotions, and drastic changes to turn around a ho-hum start to the season.
Yankee fans are notoriously impatient, but that comes with the territory as far as manager Aaron Boone is concerned. Boone admitted in mid-April that his team was not playing to its talent level. The same cannot be said now, as the Yanks lead the American League in walks, home runs, and runs scored. The team also leads the league in FIP and is second in ERA.
Rays Reduce Baseball To Matter Of Math And Science
How do you win baseball games? The simplest answer is that you score more runs than you allow. And how do you allow fewer runs? To start, you limit the baserunners the opposing team gets. That’s where the Rays (26-18) are geniuses. They are second in the AL in the fewest runners allowed, and when teams do hit the ball, they hit it softer against Tampa than any team in baseball. Rays pitchers lead MLB in low-velocity contact. Combine that efficiency with Tampa’s superb usage of defensive shifting, and you have a formula for victory.
Tampa seems to buck most trends. While most teams in baseball are struggling to hit against pitchers who are mastering spin rates, the Rays are averaging nearly 4.5 runs per game, and they have seven regulars with an OPS+ of 110 or higher, the most in the AL. Shortstop Wander Franco is in his second season at the green age of 21 and he’s already one of the best young players in the game.
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