Yankees will face Red Sox in the 2nd game of their series

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John Allen
Saturday July 16, 2022

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Red Sox led the series to 1-0 over Yankees

Boston Red Sox (48-43, third in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (62-28, first in the AL East)

New York; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES

Red Sox: Nick Pivetta (8-6, 4.08 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 100 strikeouts);

Yankees: Jameson Taillon (9-2, 4.01 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 77 strikeouts)

LINE: Yankees -163, Red Sox +139; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE

The Boston Red Sox meet the New York Yankees leading the series 1-0.

New York is 35-12 at home and 62-28 overall. Yankees hitters have a collective .326 on-base percentage, the best percentage in the AL.

Saturday’s game is the ninth time these teams match up this season. The season series is tied 4-4.

TOP PERFORMERS

DJ LeMahieu is the Yankees’ eighth best hitter, with a.275 average, 13 doubles, eight home runs, 46 walks, and 35 RBI. Over the last ten games, Gleyber Torres has gone 16-for-40 with a home run and 5 RBI.

INJURIES

Josh Donaldson: day-to-day (hand), Luis Severino: 15-Day IL (lat), Aaron Hicks: day-to-day (leg), Ron Marinaccio: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), 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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