Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 8-15-22

Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 8/15/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 8/15/2022 Picks Predictions Previews


The Tampa Bay Rays will play against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, NY on Monday, August 15, 2022 at 7:05 PM ET.


On Monday evening in the Bronx, rival AL East teams Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees will commence a decisive three-game series.


An offensive unit plagued by injuries struggled this season, averaging only 4.11 runs per contest on a .684 OPS. With a staff ERA of 3.47, fourth-best in the Majors, and a terrific bullpen ERA of 3.42, pitching kept Tampa Bay alive. The Rays trail third place in the American League East division at 60-53.


Ryan Yarbrough will make his ninth start and 14th appearance of the season, attempting to turn around a tough year in which he is 0-7 with a 5.08 ERA in 56.2 innings pitched.


Throughout his pro baseball career, Yarbrough tossed 556 innings and struck out 446 batters. His WHIP is 1.194 and ERA records 4.38 (271 earned runs allowed). He has 124 free passes and gave up 540 base hits (8.7 hits per nine innings).


Yarbrough, who has a career record of 37-30, faced 2,327 opposition hitters in the major leagues. 


  • The Tampa Bay Rays  are 5-11 SU in their previous 16 matches on the road. 
  • The Rays are 1-4 SU in their previous 5 games when playing on the road against the Yankees. 
  • The total went UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 matches against an opponent in the American League East division.

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Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Predictions 8/15/2022


The Yankees were terrible recently after opening the season with a blaze, and their latest setback occurred on Sunday night when the team was unable to get much rolling against the Boston pitching staff.


With 5.23 runs scored per game and a strong .770 team OPS, the New York Yankees baseball offense ranks second in terms of scoring.


With a 3.28 overall ERA, third in the Majors, and a mark of 2.95 from one of the top bullpens in the game, New York’s pitching executes very well. The New York Yankees are placed on top of the AL East division with a win/loss slate of 72-43.


For the 24th time, Gerrit Cole will be pitching for the New York Yankees. Cole (126-67 win-loss record) amassed a 3.21 ERA while allowing 7.6 hits per 9 innings. He has faced 6,405 batters in his career and has a K/BB ratio of 4.56.


He surrendered a total of 567 earned runs while compiling a WHIP of 1.104 and a FIP of 3.1. In 1,587 innings throughout the course of his career, Cole struck out 1,851 batters while giving up 1,346 base hits.


  • The total went UNDER in 4 of the NY Yankees’ last 5 matches. 
  • The Yankees are 2-9 SU in their previous 11 games.
  • The total went UNDER in 6 of New York’s last 9 games against Tampa Bay.

Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees. The MLB pick for this match is the New York Yankees. The Yankees claimed victory in five of their previous seven games against opponents from the American League East, despite recent struggles.


With a team ERA of 3.28, New York is currently restricting opponents to a third-best in baseball batting average of .219 at the plate.


Gerrit Cole, the starting pitcher for the New York Yankees, is coming off a solid showing after two subpar starts. He allowed no runs on four hits over seven innings to lead his team to a 1-0 victory over Seattle. The team will win by a predicted score of 7-2. 


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Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 8/15/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 7:05 PM ET


Location: Yankee Stadium, NY


Date: August 15, 2022




MLB Odds: NYY -152


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