Tampa Bay Rays VS New York Yankees

MLB Baseball 05:10 PM ET

Wednesday

08/08/2020

SUN, YES

Spread: New York Yankees -130

Over/Under: 8.5

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 8/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 8/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

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The New York Yankees will be bashing balls against the Tampa Bay Rays at the Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg on Saturday, August 08, 2020 at 5:10 PM ET. New York is in a must-win situation here after losing three of their last four games. Meanwhile, Tampa Bay is also struggling after losing six of their last eight outings. The New York Yankees, with a 9-4 standing and .692 in the series, are still in first place in the AL East Division. The Yankees are in 2nd place behind the Twins in the American League. The Tampa Bay Rays are in 9th place behind the Orioles in the American league, with a 6-7 standing and a team percentage of .462. The Rays are in 3rd place (tied with the Orioles in standing) in the AL East Division.

New York dropped their team percentage to .692 after losing their Friday’s match-up. DJ LeMahieu recorded 19 hits and five Runs Batted In (RBI), in leading the Yankees in that losing effort. Aaron Judge and Gio Urshela contributed a combined 25 hits and 27 RBIs. Judge led New York in home runs with 7. The Yankees have not announced yet its starting pitcher against the Rays.

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Predictions 8/8/2020

Tampa Bay’s leading player is Brandon Lowe with a score of 13 hits and nine RBIs. Joey Wendle and Willy Adames contributed a combined 19 hits and four RBIs. Hunter Renfroe added two home runs and nine RBIs in leading the Rays. Tampa Bay will be sending Right-handed Pitcher Yonny Chirinos to the pitcher’s plate, and he is 0-0 with a 1.04 ERA, 7 strikeouts and 4 walks or base on balls (BB).

The Yankees recorded 3 key pitchers on their injured list. Starting Pitcher Luis Severino (elbow), Relief Pitchers Aroldis Chapman (on injury related reason), and Tommy Kahnle (elbow) will not be stepping on the mound tonight. The Rays posted 3 key players injured in their roster. Starting Pitcher Yonny Chirinos (triceps), Relief Pitcher Colin Poche (elbow), and Center Fielder Randy Arozarena (no injury related reason) will be sitting on the bench for Tampa Bay.

New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays. The MLB Pick for this game is the New York Yankees -130. The Yankees are 4-1 in its last 5 outings on the road, and the under is 4 of New York’s last 5 contests at Tampa Bay. The Rays are 1-6 in their last 7 match-ups, and the under is 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games. The prediction, pick New York Yankees -130 to a score of 6-3.

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MLB Starting Time: 5:10 PM ET

Location: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida

Date: Saturday, August 08, 2020

TV: SUN, YES

MLB Odds: New York Yankees -130

MLB Totals: 8.5

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