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    The Tampa Bay Rays (77-58) visit the New York Yankees (83-54) on Friday at Yankee Stadium, starting at 7:05 PM ET. The Rays are favored on the moneyline (-182), while the Yankees are +143 underdogs, even though they are favored against the spread () with odds. Tampa Bay’s Drew Rasmussen and New York’s Frankie Montas will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Yankees

    • Game Day: Friday, September 9, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
    • Location: The Bronx, New York
    • Stadium: Yankee Stadium
    Rays vs Yankees Betting Information
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    Rays -182

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Rays are 23rd in baseball with 122 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.
    • The Rays have the 15th-ranked batting average in the league (.242).
    • The Rays are 19th in the league with an on-base percentage of .311.
    • The Rays strike out 8.7 times per game to rank 18th in baseball.
    • The Rays have hit 57 homers on the road this season (0.9 per game).
    • The Rays have a .378 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The club averages 8.5 hits per game and is batting .243 on the road this season.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay with an OBP of .397 this season while batting .288 with 72 walks and 64 runs scored.
    • Among qualifying batters in baseball, Diaz’s batting average ranks 22nd, his on-base percentage ranks fourth, and he is 69th in slugging.
    • Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay in slugging percentage (.461) and total hits (133) this season.
    • Arozarena is 44th in batting average, 58th in on-base percentage and 34th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Arozarena has picked up at least one hit in three straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .278 with three doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Harold Ramirez is batting .323 with a .432 slugging percentage and 51 RBI this year.
    • David Peralta has 12 home runs, 51 RBI and a batting average of .255 this season.

    Yankees Stats & Trends

    Yankees Batting

    • The Yankees have hit 213 homers to lead Major League Baseball this season.
    • The Yankees’ .237 batting average ranks 20th in the league this season.
    • The Yankees have an OBP of .321 this season, which ranks fifth in MLB.
    • The Yankees rank 16th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.5 whiffs per contest.
    • In 69 games at home this season, they’ve hit 116 homers, an average of 1.7 per contest.
    • In 69 home games this season, they’re slugging .433 with 210 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 69 home games this season, they have a batting average of .235 while averaging 7.6 base hits per contest.

    Yankees Key Batters

    • Aaron Judge has accumulated an on-base percentage of .408, a slugging percentage of .684, and has 149 hits, all club-highs for the Yankees.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Judge ranks 10th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks second and he is first in slugging.
    • Gleyber Torres has 22 doubles, a triple, 19 home runs and 32 walks while hitting .237.
    • Torres is currently 109th in batting average, 125th in on-base percentage and 72nd in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters.
    • Isiah Kiner-Falefa is hitting .269 with 19 doubles, three home runs and 27 walks.
    • Giancarlo Stanton has six doubles, 24 home runs and 40 walks while batting .213.

    Rays vs. Yankees Probable Pitchers

    Rasmussen Montas
    0 GS 25
    0-0 W-L 5-11
    ERA 3.79
    0 IP 135.1
    0 BB 35
    0 SO 136

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