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    The New York Yankees (81-77) meet the Toronto Blue Jays (87-71) a game after Aaron Judge homered twice in a 6-0 win over the Blue Jays. The Blue Jays are favored (-185) in this matchup with the Yankees (+156), which starts at 7:07 PM ET on Thursday. Toronto’s Chris Bassitt starts against New York’s Luke Weaver.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Blue Jays vs. Yankees

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 28, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:07 PM ET
    • Location: Toronto, Ontario
    • Stadium: Rogers Centre
    Blue Jays vs Yankees Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Blue Jays -185 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Blue Jays vs. the Yankees?

    • TV Channel: SNET

    Blue Jays Stats & Trends

    Blue Jays Batting

    • The Blue Jays rank 18th in MLB action with 180 total home runs.
    • Toronto has the 11th-ranked batting average in MLB (.254).
    • The Blue Jays rank ninth in MLB with an on-base percentage of .327.
    • Toronto strikes out eight times per game to rank seventh in the majors.
    • The Blue Jays have hit 77 homers at home this season (one per game).
    • Toronto is averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game while slugging .391 at home.
    • The club averages eight hits per game and is batting .243 at home this season.

    Blue Jays Key Batters

    • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads Toronto with an OBP of .343 this season while batting .263 with 65 walks and 75 runs scored. He has a slugging percentage of .443.
    • Among all qualified hitters in baseball, he ranks 63rd in batting average, 45th in on-base percentage, and 69th in slugging.
    • George Springer has 23 doubles, a triple, 21 home runs and 59 walks. He’s batting .254 and slugging .401 with an on-base percentage of .324.
    • Among qualifying batters, he is 89th in batting average, 83rd in on-base percentage and 103rd in slugging percentage.
    • Bo Bichette leads Toronto with 166 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .466.
    • Whit Merrifield has 11 home runs, 67 RBI and a batting average of .276 this season.

    Yankees Stats & Trends

    Yankees Batting

    • The Yankees have hit 218 homers this season, which ranks eighth in the league.
    • New York ranks 29th in MLB with a team batting average of just .226.
    • The Yankees have an OBP of just .304 this season, which ranks 26th in MLB.
    • New York ranks 19th in strikeouts per game (8.8) among MLB offenses.
    • In 77 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 95 homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
    • New York has a team slugging percentage of .385 in away games this season with 210 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .228 with 7.7 base hits per contest.

    Yankees Key Batters

    • Gleyber Torres has accumulated an on-base percentage of .346, a slugging percentage of .455, and has 159 hits, all club-highs for the Yankees (while batting .272).
    • Including all qualified players in the big leagues, his batting average places him 43rd, his on-base percentage ranks 42nd, and he is 59th in slugging.
    • Torres brings a four-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .263 with a double and three walks.
    • Judge is batting .269 with 15 doubles, 37 home runs and 85 walks. He’s slugging .622 with an on-base percentage of .407.
    • Anthony Volpe has 22 doubles, four triples, 21 home runs and 52 walks while batting .207.
    • DJ LeMahieu is batting .243 with 22 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 58 walks.

    Blue Jays vs. Yankees Probable Pitchers

    Chris Bassitt (TOR) Pitcher Luke Weaver (NYY)
    15 – 8 W/L 3 – 5
    192.1 IP 119.2
    3.74 ERA 6.47
    1.180 WHIP 1.571
    8.1 K/9 7.7
    2.7 BB/9 2.9

    Blue Jays vs. Yankees Injury Updates

    • Blue Jays: Danny Jansen: 10 Day IL (Finger), Adam Cimber: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Hagen Danner: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Otto Lopez: 60 Day IL (Oblique)
    • Yankees: Billy McKinney: 10 Day IL (Back), Jasson Domínguez: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Wandy Peralta: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Luis Severino: 15 Day IL (Side), Keynan Middleton: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Albert Abreu: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Tommy Kahnle: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Gil: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Lou Trivino: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Jose Trevino: 60 Day IL (Wrist), Nestor Cortes Jr.: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Frankie Montás: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Weber: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Anthony Rizzo: 60 Day IL (Concussion), Scott Effross: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Anthony Misiewicz: 7 Day IL (Head)

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

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