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    Sportsbooks don’t expect the New York Yankees (21-17), at +106 on the moneyline, to prolong their three-game winning streak when they meet the Tampa Bay Rays (29-9), at -125, on Thursday at 7:05 PM ET. Tampa Bay’s Drew Rasmussen gets the start against New York’s Domingo German.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Yankees

    • Game Day: Thursday, May 11, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
    • Location: The Bronx, New York
    • Stadium: Yankee Stadium
    Rays vs Yankees Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -125 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Rays vs. the Yankees?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Tampa Bay Rays lead the league with 75 total home runs, averaging 2.0 per game.
    • Tampa Bay has an MLB-best .272 batting average.
    • The Rays have a league-high .345 on-base percentage.
    • Tampa Bay strikes out 8.5 times per game, the No. 15 average in MLB.
    • The Rays average 2.3 homers per game when playing away from home this season (36 total in road contests).
    • Tampa Bay is averaging 3.8 extra-base hits per game while slugging .516 away from home.
    • The team averages 10.3 hits per game and is batting .284 on the road this season.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Wander Franco has an OPS of .924, fueled by an OBP of .373 and a team-best slugging percentage of .552 this season. He has a .310 batting average.
    • Among qualified hitters, he is 16th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 40th, and he is 12th in slugging.
    • Franco will look for his seventh straight game with a hit in this contest. In his last 10 games he is hitting .359 with two doubles, three home runs, four walks and 10 RBI.
    • Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay with 40 hits and an OBP of .428 this season. He’s batting .317 and slugging .579.
    • He is ninth in batting average, eighth in on-base percentage and fourth in slugging in the majors.
    • Diaz takes an eight-game streak with at least one hit into this matchup. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .313 with two doubles, two home runs, nine walks and three RBI.
    • Randy Arozarena is batting .319 with a .570 slugging percentage and 30 RBI this year.
    • Josh Lowe has seven home runs, 20 RBI and a batting average of .309 this season.

    Yankees Stats & Trends

    Yankees Batting

    • The Yankees’ 51 home runs rank fifth in Major League Baseball.
    • New York ranks 23rd in MLB with a .235 team batting average.
    • The Yankees have an on-base percentage of .307 this season, which ranks 22nd in the league.
    • New York ranks eighth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.0 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.7 home runs per game in their 22 home contests this season.
    • New York is slugging .428 in 22 home games this season.
    • In 22 home games this season, they have a batting average of .231 while averaging 7.3 base hits per contest.

    Yankees Key Batters

    • Gleyber Torres is batting .258 with eight doubles, a triple, six home runs and 19 walks. He’s slugging .470 with an on-base percentage of .346.
    • Including all qualifying hitters in the big leagues, he ranks 79th in batting average, 67th in on-base percentage and 60th in slugging percentage.
    • Torres heads into this game on a six-game hitting streak. In his last 10 games he is hitting .286 with five doubles, two home runs, two walks and seven RBI.
    • Anthony Rizzo’s .388 OBP and .468 slugging percentage both lead his team. He has a batting average of .302.
    • He is 24th in batting average, 23rd in on-base percentage and 63rd in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Aaron Judge is leading the Yankees with 27 hits.
    • DJ LeMahieu is batting .277 with seven doubles, a triple, five home runs and 11 walks.

    Rays vs. Yankees Probable Pitchers

    Drew Rasmussen (TB) Pitcher Domingo Germán (NYY)
    3 – 2 W/L 2 – 2
    37.2 IP 39.1
    3.11 ERA 4.35
    1.195 WHIP 0.941
    9.6 K/9 10.1
    2.6 BB/9 2.7

    Rays vs. Yankees Injury Updates

    • Rays: Garrett Cleavinger: 15 Day IL (Knee), 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)
    • Yankees: Josh Donaldson: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Oswald Peraza: 10 Day IL (Ankle), Giancarlo Stanton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), 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), Aaron Hicks: day-to-day (Hip)

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