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    Giancarlo Stanton leads the New York Yankees (49-41) into a matchup against the Chicago Cubs (41-47) following his two-home run showing in a 6-3 win over the Cubs. The Yankees are favorites (-144) in this game against the underdog Cubs (+123), which starts at 1:35 PM ET on Sunday. Domingo German gets the starting nod for New York, and Kyle Hendricks is Chicago’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Yankees vs. Cubs

    • Game Day: Sunday, July 9, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:35 PM ET
    • Location: The Bronx, New York
    • Stadium: Yankee Stadium
    Yankees vs Cubs Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Yankees -144 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Yankees vs. the Cubs?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Yankees Stats & Trends

    Yankees Batting

    • The Yankees are fifth-best in MLB action with 127 total home runs.
    • New York is 28th in the majors with a .230 batting average.
    • The Yankees rank 26th in baseball with a .300 on-base percentage.
    • New York’s batters strike out 8.1 times per game, the ninth-fewest strikeouts in baseball.
    • The Yankees average 1.5 homers per home game this season (77 total at home).
    • New York is averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game while slugging .414 at home.
    • The team is batting .225 with 355 hits (7.1 per game) at home this season.

    Yankees Key Batters

    • Gleyber Torres leads New York with 82 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .413. He’s batting .249 with an on-base percentage of .324.
    • Among all qualified batters in the majors, his batting average ranks 95th, his on-base percentage ranks 89th, and he is 86th in slugging.
    • Torres hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .316 with a double, a home run, two walks and two RBI.
    • Anthony Rizzo leads New York in OBP (.350) this season, fueled by 79 hits. He’s batting .258 while slugging .405.
    • Among all qualified hitters, he is 72nd in batting average, 36th in on-base percentage and 95th in slugging percentage.
    • Anthony Volpe is batting .215 with a .387 slugging percentage and 31 RBI this year.
    • Isiah Kiner-Falefa has five home runs, 23 RBI and a batting average of .255 this season.

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs’ 95 home runs rank 21st in Major League Baseball.
    • Chicago ranks 18th in MLB with a .247 team batting average.
    • The Cubs have an OBP of .325 this season, which ranks 11th in MLB.
    • Chicago ranks 23rd in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.1 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 49 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 45 road contests this season.
    • Chicago is slugging .399 in 45 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .244 with 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Nico Hoerner has racked up a slugging percentage of .383, a team-best for the Cubs. He’s batting .277 with an on-base percentage of .325.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, his batting average places him 34th, his on-base percentage is 88th, and he is 120th in slugging.
    • Ian Happ leads his team with a .376 OBP. He has a batting average of .249 while slugging .390.
    • Including all qualified hitters, he ranks 95th in batting average, 14th in on-base percentage and 117th in slugging percentage.
    • Cody Bellinger has 13 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 19 walks while batting .298.
    • Christopher Morel is hitting .267 with eight doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 14 walks.

    Yankees vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

    Domingo Germán (NYY) Pitcher Kyle Hendricks (CHC)
    5 – 5 W/L 3 – 3
    85.2 IP 47.2
    4.52 ERA 2.83
    1.097 WHIP 0.965
    8.7 K/9 5.1
    2.6 BB/9 1.9

    Yankees vs. Cubs Injury Updates

    • Yankees: Willie Calhoun: 10 Day IL (Quadricep), Jake Bauers: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Aaron Judge: 10 Day IL (Toe), Greg Allen: 10 Day IL (Hip), Nestor Cortes Jr.: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Weber: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Jonathan Loaisiga: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Lou Trivino: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Luis Gil: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Frankie Montás: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Scott Effross: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Cubs: Dansby Swanson: 10 Day IL (Heel), Nick Madrigal: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Brandon Hughes: 60 Day IL (Knee), Brad Boxberger: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Nick Burdi: 60 Day IL (Appendicitis), Adrian Sampson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Ethan Roberts: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Codi Heuer: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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