Yankees vs. Orioles: 4-game series starts with all eyes on German, Hicks

Yankees' Doming German vs. Orioles' Tyler Wells
John Allen
Monday July 3, 2023

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New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles: Domingo German vs. Tyler Wells

The New York Yankees are now in third place in the AL East, while the Baltimore Orioles are currently in second place in the division with a record of 49-33. A four-game series kicks off as the New York Yankees play host to the Baltimore Orioles. From fans to analysts, all eyes are focused on Aaron Hicks, who is on a resurgence in Baltimore after being designated and released by the Yankees. Similarly, they are expecting another big show from German after his perfect game.

When: Monday, Jul 03, 2023.

Time: 7:05 p.m. EDT.

Where: Yankee Stadium, New York City, (50,287).

TV: NBC Sports Bay Area, YES Network

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

MoneyLine: Orioles -115, Yankees -105; over/under is 8 1/2 runs.

Pitching matchup: Domingo German will start for the Yankees while the Baltimore Orioles have Tyler Wells as their starter.

At their home turf, the New York Yankees boast a solid 25-19 record, contributing to their overall standing of 46-38. The Yankees’ pitching staff has been performing admirably with a collective 3.67 ERA, securing them a respectable third-place ranking in the American League.

When playing away, the Baltimore Orioles have shown their strength with a commendable 23-15 record, contributing to their impressive overall standing of 49-33. An extraordinary stat reveals that the Orioles boast an astonishing 36-3 record when they outshine their opponents with more hits in the games played.

As Monday’s game approaches, it marks the seventh encounter between these two teams in the current season. The season series between them stands balanced at 3-3, adding an extra layer of anticipation to the upcoming match.

Taking a look at the past ten games, the New York Yankees hold a 5-5 record, with a batting average of .238 and a solid 3.58 ERA. During this stretch, they have outscored their opponents by a narrow margin of two runs.

Yankees to start with Domingo German

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Taking the mound for his 16th start of the season, the New York Yankees entrust German (5-5) with the responsibility. Throughout his campaign, he has maintained a 5-5 record, accompanied by a 4.54 ERA and an impressive tally of 78 strikeouts over 81 1/3 innings pitched.

Notably, German’s most recent outing unfolded on Thursday against the Oakland Athletics, during which the skilled right-hander delivered a remarkable performance by tossing nine scoreless innings without surrendering a single hit.

Heading into the upcoming matchup, German brings with him a solid track record of ten appearances where he has pitched for five or more innings. Furthermore, in two of his fifteen appearances this season, he has managed to keep his opponents from scoring any earned runs.

Examining the Yankees’ performance in German’s starts this season, they have proven to be quite resilient, recording a 4-2 record in the six games where they were considered underdogs on the Moneyline.

Overall, German’s team has achieved an 8-7 record across his fifteen starts, showcasing a competitive presence on the field. Additionally, throughout this season, Germán has participated in fifteen games where bookmakers have set a total, with the combined score surpassing the set total in seven of those contests.

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

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