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    The Tampa Bay Rays (27-6) will look to keep a four-game win streak going when they host the New York Yankees (17-16) on Saturday at 4:10 PM ET. The Rays are favored (-186) over the Yankees (+158). Tampa Bay has Drew Rasmussen starting things off, and New York counters with Domingo German.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Yankees

    • Game Day: Saturday, May 6, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
    • Stadium: Tropicana Field
    Rays vs Yankees Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -186 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Rays vs. the Yankees?

    • TV Channel: BSSUN

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Tampa Bay Rays lead the league with 69 total home runs, averaging 2.1 per game.
    • Tampa Bay’s .277 batting average leads the majors.
    • The Rays are the top team in baseball this season with a .349 on-base percentage.
    • Tampa Bay strikes out 8.5 times per game, the No. 15 average in the majors.
    • The Rays average 1.9 homers per game when playing at home this season (37 total in home contests).
    • Tampa Bay is averaging 4.2 extra-base hits per game while slugging .511 at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.4 hits per game and is batting .262.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay in OBP (.426) and total hits (35) this season. He’s batting .324 batting average while slugging .620.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, he is 10th in batting average, seventh in on-base percentage, and fourth in slugging.
    • Diaz hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .357 with a double, two home runs, five walks and two RBI.
    • Randy Arozarena has hit nine homers this season while driving in 30 runs. He’s batting .328 this season and slugging .613 with an on-base percentage of .401.
    • Among qualified batters, he is eighth in batting average, 15th in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging percentage.
    • Arozarena brings a six-game streak with at least one hit into this one. In his last 10 games he is hitting .297 with two doubles, a triple, four home runs, three walks and eight RBI.
    • Wander Franco has collected 38 base hits, an OBP of .374 and a slugging percentage of .560 this season.
    • Josh Lowe is batting .326 with a .383 OBP and 19 RBI for Tampa Bay this season.

    Yankees Stats & Trends

    Yankees Batting

    • The Yankees have hit 40 homers this season, which ranks 11th in the league.
    • New York has a team batting average of .228 this season, which ranks 25th among MLB teams.
    • The Yankees have an on-base percentage of .297 this season, which ranks 28th in the league.
    • New York ranks 12th with an average of 8.2 strikeouts per game.
    • In 14 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 12 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • New York is slugging .369 in 14 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .238 with 7.9 base hits per contest.

    Yankees Key Batters

    • Gleyber Torres has five doubles, a triple, four home runs and 17 walks while hitting .236. He’s slugging .409 with an on-base percentage of .336.
    • Including all the qualifying players in the big leagues, his batting average is 125th, his on-base percentage is 85th, and he is 98th in slugging.
    • Anthony Rizzo leads his team with a .368 on-base percentage, and has a club-leading .454 slugging percentage. He has a batting average of .286.
    • He is currently 44th in batting average, 48th in on-base percentage and 66th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
    • Anthony Volpe has three doubles, a triple, three home runs and 16 walks while batting .229.
    • DJ LeMahieu is hitting .275 with six doubles, a triple, three home runs and 10 walks.

    Rays vs. Yankees Probable Pitchers

    Drew Rasmussen (TB) Pitcher Domingo Germán (NYY)
    3 – 2 W/L 2 – 2
    32 IP 34.1
    3.66 ERA 4.46
    1.281 WHIP 0.903
    9.6 K/9 10.2
    2.5 BB/9 2.6

    Rays vs. Yankees Injury Updates

    • Rays: Pete Fairbanks: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Tyler Glasnow: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Jeffrey Springs: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Shane Baz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Shawn Armstrong: 60 Day IL (Neck), Andrew Kittredge: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Josh Fleming: day-to-day (Foot)
    • Yankees: Giancarlo Stanton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Josh Donaldson: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Aaron Judge: 10 Day IL (Hip), Ben Rortvedt: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Carlos Rodón: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Luis Severino: 15 Day IL (Lat), Lou Trivino: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Luis Gil: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Frankie Montás: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Scott Effross: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tommy Kahnle: 60 Day IL (Biceps), Oswald Peraza: day-to-day (Ankle)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Rays and Yankees (Last 10 Games)

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