Yankees vs. Red Sox: The rivalry resumes in Boston

John Allen
Friday June 16, 2023

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New York Yankees @ Boston Red Sox: Domingo German vs. Tanner Houck

The New York Yankees have a record of 39-30 and are now in third place in the AL East. The Boston Red Sox have a record of 34-35 and are currently in fifth place. On Friday, the Boston Red Sox will serve as hosts to the New York Yankees, marking the commencement of an exciting three-game series.

When: Friday, Jun 16, 2023.

Time: 7:10 p.m. EDT.

Where: Fenway Park, Boston.

TV: NBC Sports Bay Area, YES Network

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

MoneyLine: Red Sox -120, Yankees +101; over/under is 9 1/2 runs.

Pitching matchup: Domingo German will start for the Yankees while the Boston have Tanner Houck as their starter.

When playing away from home, New York boasts a commendable 18-13 record, contributing to their impressive overall standing of 39-30. Notably, the Yankees hold the fourth-best team earned run average (ERA) in all of baseball, with an impressive figure of 3.57.

At their home ballpark, Boston has achieved an even 18-18 record, while maintaining a 34-35 overall standing. Noteworthy is the fact that the Red Sox hitters have collectively attained a remarkable .332 on-base percentage, placing them at the fourth position in the American League rankings.

Friday’s clash marks the fourth encounter between these two teams during the current season.

In their most recent ten games, the Yankees have achieved a balanced 5-5 record. Their batting average stands at .195, while the team has maintained an impressive ERA of 2.67. Additionally, they have outscored their opponents by a margin of seven runs.

Yankees to start with Domingo German

Taking the mound for the Yankees in his 13th start of the season is German. Thus far, he holds a respectable 4-3 record with a 3.49 ERA and has accumulated 64 strikeouts in 67 2/3 innings pitched.

During his previous outing on Saturday against the Boston Red Sox, the right-handed pitcher showcased his skills by delivering six innings of work, allowing just one earned run while conceding six hits.

German aims to extend his streak of four consecutive appearances where he has pitched five or more innings. On average, he manages to pitch around 5.6 innings per start. Notably, he has one appearance this season where he successfully prevented any earned runs.

The Yankees have enjoyed success in Germán’s five starts this season where they were considered underdogs on the moneyline, securing a 4-1 record in those matchups. Overall, his team holds a 7-5 record in his 12 starts.

Out of German’s 12 starts this season, four of them have resulted in the teams combining to hit the over in terms of the total runs scored.

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