Resurgent Yankees face slumping Athletics in Oakland

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New York Yankees @ Oakland Athletics: Jhony Brito vs. Paul Blackburn

The New York Yankees (43-35), currently AL East’s third, are set to face off against the Oakland Athletics (20-60), who are at the fifth spot in the AL West. The on-road trip provides the New York Yankees an opportunity to halt their ongoing streak of four consecutive losses on the road.

When: Tuesday, Jun 27, 2023.

Time: 9:40 p.m. EDT.

Where: Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California.

TV: NBC Sports Bay Area, YES Network

Stream:, Direct Tv, YES Network DTC

MoneyLine: Yankees -138, Athletics +117; over/under is 8 runs.

Pitching matchup: Jhony Brito will start for the Yankees while the A’s have Paul Blackburn as their starter.

With an 18-16 record on away games and a solid 43-35 overall performance, the New York Yankees showcase their prowess. Standing in seventh place in the American League, their team slugging percentage sits at an impressive .408.

In the confines of their home stadium, the Oakland Athletics have struggled, recording a disappointing 9-29 record. Their overall performance stands at 20-60. When it comes to games where they have surrendered at least one home run, the Athletics hold a challenging 15-49 record.

The upcoming Tuesday’s game marks the fourth encounter between these two teams in the ongoing season. In their most recent ten games, the New York Yankees have recorded a 4-6 record, accompanied by a batting average of .196 and a 4.19 ERA. During this span, they have been outscored by a margin of 21 runs.

Yankees to start with Jhony Brito


Brito’s team has a solid 6-4-0 record against the spread in his starts during this season. In his most recent outing against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, the right-hander delivered an impressive performance, pitching 5 2/3 innings without allowing a single run. Throughout the season, Brito has started 10 games, managing to last at least five innings on five occasions, with an average of 4.2 innings per appearance.

Out of his 11 opportunities this season, Brito has had two appearances where he didn’t concede any earned runs. Notably, when Brito starts a game and his team is favored on the moneyline, they boast an impressive 5-1 record.

Overall, Brito’s team has a 6-4 record in his starts this season. Additionally, in the 10 starts that featured a total, four of them have surpassed the over.

Yankees Injured List: Willie Calhoun, Nestor Cortes Jr., Ryan Weber, Aaron Judge, Greg Allen, Carlos Rodon, Ian Hamilton, Jonathan Loaisiga, Lou Trivino, Frankie Montas, Luis Gil, Scott Effross.

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