Yankees try to keep win streak alive against the Blue Jays

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Sunday, June 19, 2022

New York Yankees (49-16, first in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (37-28, second in the AL East)

Toronto; Sunday, 1:37 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Luis Severino (4-1, 2.80 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 71 strikeouts); Blue Jays: Yusei Kikuchi (2-3, 4.80 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, 56 strikeouts)

LINE: Yankees -157, Blue Jays +135; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees will try to keep their nine-game win streak going when they visit the Toronto Blue Jays.

Toronto has a 20-14 record in home games and a 37-28 record overall. Blue Jays hitters are batting a collective .255, which ranks second in the AL.

New York has a 49-16 record overall and a 20-9 record on the road. The Yankees have the best team on-base percentage in the AL at .325.

The teams meet Sunday for the 12th time this season. The Yankees lead the season series 8-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. ranks third on the Blue Jays with 24 extra base hits (eight doubles and 16 home runs). Teoscar Hernandez is 12-for-37 with two doubles, two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

Aaron Judge leads the Yankees with a .306 batting average, and has 10 doubles, 25 home runs, 32 walks and 49 RBI. Anthony Rizzo is 11-for-37 with three home runs and nine RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 4-6, .292 batting average, 4.85 ERA, outscored by two runs

Yankees: 9-1, .251 batting average, 2.61 ERA, outscored opponents by 36 runs

INJURIES: Blue Jays: Trevor Richards: 15-Day IL (neck), Julian Merryweather: 15-Day IL (side), Andrew Vasquez: 15-Day IL (ankle), Danny Jansen: 10-Day IL (finger), Nate Pearson: 60-Day IL (mono), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 15-Day IL (forearm), Tayler Saucedo: 10-Day IL (hip)

Yankees: Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15-Day IL (right shoulder), Aroldis Chapman: 15-Day IL (achilles), Ben Rortvedt: 60-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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