Yankees look to stop Rays at home, prevail in AL East

Domingo German of the Yankees vs. Drew Rasmussen of the Rays.

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New York Yankees @ Tampa Bay Rays: Domingo German vs. Drew Rasmussen

The Tampa Bay Rays will be facing the New York Yankees, who have won their last five home games and are looking to continue their streak.

When: Thursday, May 12, 2023.

Time: 7:05 p.m. EDT.

Where: Yankee Stadium, New York.

TV: NBC Sports Bay Area, YES Network

Stream: MLB.tv, Direct Tv, YES Network DTC

Moneyline: Rays -126, Yankees +107; over/under is 8 1/2 runs.

Pitching matchup: Domingo German will start for the Yankees while the Rays have Drew Rasmussen as their starter.

The Yankees hold a record of 21 wins and 17 losses this season, with a home record of 14 wins and 8 losses. Their pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 3.59, which places them in seventh position among all teams in Major League Baseball.

The Tampa Bay Rays hold an impressive record of 29-19 overall and 10-6 in away games. Their team ERA of 2.95 is currently the best in Major League Baseball.

The fourth encounter between the teams is scheduled to take place on Thursday. In their last ten games, the Yankees have a record of 6 wins and 4 losses, with a batting average of .259 and an ERA of 4.24. They have outscored their opponents by six runs during this period.

Yankees to start with Domingo German

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German, who has a record of 2-2 and an ERA of 4.35 and 44 strikeouts in 39 1/3 innings, will start the game for the Yankees, marking his eighth start of the season. In his most recent game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, German allowed two earned runs and gave up four hits in five innings pitched. German has pitched at least five innings in his last six games, averaging 5.6 innings per appearance. The Yankees were the betting underdog in two of German’s starts this season and they won one and lost one. In the seven games that German has started this season, his team has won three and lost four. Of the seven games with a set total that German started, only one game went over the run total.

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