Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees


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Today’s matchup is between the Boston Red Sox (35-23) and the New York Yankees (31-28). The Red Sox have won 3 of their last 5 games & the Yankees have won 2 of their last 5 games.

The Red Sox are starting Garrett Richards (RHP), on the mound who is 4-4 on the season pitching a 3.75 ERA, 4.04 FIP, .331 wOBA, K% of 20.2%, BB% of 11.6%, 91.6 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.48 WHIP in 60.0 innings pitched.

The Yankees are starting Domingo German (RHP), who is 4-3 on the season with a 3.27 ERA, 4.45 FIP, .296 wOBA, K% of 23.5%, BB% of 4.5%, 88.5 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.04 WHIP in 55.0 innings pitched.

The Red Sox are 5th in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Yankees are 2nd.

On the hitting side, the Red Sox have a .325 wOBA and a .316 OBP. The Yankees have a .304 wOBA and a .314 OBP. The Red Sox have 71 HRs this season while the Yankees have 68 HRs.

These teams are relatively equal when it comes to relieving & batting. Pitching wise Domingo German has very respectable numbers that compared to Garrett Richards should lead him to a victory. Give me the Yankees!

  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games.
  • Boston are 10-5 SU in their last 15 games.
  • Boston are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games against NY Yankees.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of NY Yankees' last 17 games.
  • NY Yankees are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Yankees' last 14 games at home.