Yankees come into matchup with the Angels on losing streak

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

New York Yankees (78-51, first in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Angels (56-73, fourth in the AL West)

Anaheim, California; Tuesday, 9:38 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Jameson Taillon (12-4, 3.89 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 115 strikeouts); Angels: Mike Mayers (1-0, 4.46 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 32 strikeouts)

LINE: Yankees -178, Angels +151; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees look to break their three-game losing streak with a victory against the Los Angeles Angels.

Los Angeles has a 56-73 record overall and a 27-36 record in home games. The Angels rank sixth in the AL with 148 total home runs, averaging 1.1 per game.

New York has a 78-51 record overall and a 33-31 record on the road. The Yankees have the best team slugging percentage in the AL at .426.

Tuesday's game is the fifth time these teams square off this season. The Yankees hold a 3-1 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Shohei Ohtani has 19 doubles, six triples and 29 home runs for the Angels. Mike Trout is 11-for-35 with a double, four home runs and seven RBI over the last 10 games.

Aaron Judge has 20 doubles and 50 home runs for the Yankees. Andrew Benintendi is 12-for-39 with two doubles, a home run and six RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 4-6, .241 batting average, 2.83 ERA, outscored by two runs

Yankees: 5-5, .227 batting average, 2.93 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs

INJURIES: Angels: Jared Walsh: 60-Day IL (rib), Mickey Moniak: 10-Day IL (finger), Michael Lorenzen: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Archie Bradley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anthony Rendon: 60-Day IL (wrist), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Griffin Canning: 60-Day IL (back)

Yankees: Luis Gil: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Aroldis Chapman: 15-Day IL (leg), Harrison Bader: 60-Day IL (foot), Nestor Cortes Jr.: 15-Day IL (groin), Scott Effross: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Albert Abreu: 15-Day IL (elbow), Matt Carpenter: 10-Day IL (foot), Luis Severino: 60-Day IL (lat), Miguel Castro: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Michael King: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.