Colorado Rockies vs New York Yankees: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Yankee Stadium, New York City, New York

When: Friday, July 19th, 2019 at 7:05 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Yankees TV/Radio: YES, WFAN 101.9FM. Rockies TV/Radio: Root Sports, KOA 850 AM.

Team Notes

Colorado Rockies

The Rockies have dropped below .500 and stand 16 games back of the Dodgers in the NL West.

Colorado has a 7.3% chance to make the playoffs and a 0.2% probability to take the World Series according to Baseball Reference.

The Rockies have 30-1 odds to win the National League and are 60-1 to win the World Series.

New York Yankees

The Yankees have rebounded from a short cold spell, winning three of their last five games.

New York’s season has given them a 98.6% shot to make the playoffs and 13.4% chance to win the World Series.

The Yankees are 17-10 to win the AL Pennant and 7-2 to win the 2019 World Series.

Pitcher Notes

Colorado Rockies: Kyle Freeland (2-6, 7.39 ERA)

Freeland made his first start in six weeks for the Rockies after being sent down to AAA.

  • Freeland’s last start was at Coors and the lefty allowed five earned runs in four innings.
  • The Rockies’ starter has a 5.04 ERA on the road this season with 32 strikeouts in 30.1 innings.
  • Freeland has allowed 16 home runs in 63.1 innings this season.

New York Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (6-5, 3.81 ERA)

Tanaka has been a roller coaster in his last four starts, posting two quality starts alongside two starts where he allowed ten runs in seven innings.

  • In Tanaka’s last start, the righty struck out five in six innings in a 4-2 win over Toronto.
  • Tanaka has given up six home runs in his last four starts.
  • At home this season, Tanaka has posted a 2.86 ERA with 65 strikeouts in 69.1 innings.

Hitter Notes

Colorado Rockies

On the road, the Rockies are hitting a pathetic .221, while at home they hit .307. Colorado has scored 324 runs at home in 49 games, compared to the 195 they’ve scored in 46 games on the road.

  • 1B Ian Desmond is 0 for 5 off Tanaka, with one walk and three strikeouts.
  • C Chris Ianetta is 0 for 4 versus Tanaka with two walks and two strikeouts.
  • 1B Daniel Murphy is 2 for 7 with a solo homers against the Yankees’ right-hander.

New York Yankees

In their nine July games, the Yankees went 6-5 with 48 runs scored, powered by 17 homers.

  • No one in the Yankees lineup has ever faced Kyle Freeland.
  • Against lefties this season, the Yankees are hitting .242 with 31 homers in 761 at-bats.
  • At home, the Yankees are 34-16 with 83 homers in 50 games.

Roster Notes

Colorado Rockies

  • SS Brendan Rodgers had season-ending labrum surgery and hopes to return in 2020.
  • SP Tyler Anderson is on the 60-day IL due to a knee surgery.
  • RP Seunghwan Oh is on the 10-day IL with a strained abdominal muscle.

New York Yankees

  • OF Giancarlo Stanton hopes to return next month from his sprained knee.
  • SP Luis Severino is building back his shoulder from the strained lat muscle injury earlier in the season.
  • 1B Luke Voit has returned to the Yankees after tweaking his abdominal muscle.

Game Odds

If you are in New Jersey you can log onto 888Sport or BetStars and bet on the Rockies vs Yankees MLB game. Here are the latest odds. Good luck!


Sportsbook COL Rockies NY Yankees Link
888Sport NJ +195 -240
BetStars NJ +205 -250

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Total Runs

Sportsbook  Over  Under Link
888Sport NJ 11  -104 11  -118
BetStars NJ 8.5  +215 8.5  -250

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Run Line

Sportsbook COL Rockies NY Yankees  Link
888Sport NJ +1.5  +104 -1.5  -180
BetStars NJ +4.5  -333 -4.5  +260  

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