Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Yankee Stadium, New York City, New York

When: Saturday, July 13th, 2019 at 1:05 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Astros TV/Radio: AT&T SportsNet, 850 AM. Blue Jays TV/Radio: SportsNet, 590 AM.

Team Notes

Toronto Blue Jays

The Blue Jays are rebuilding with the help of young power hitters like Guerrero Jr. and Cavan Biggio.

Toronto’s bad record has signaled the end of a postseason chance as the Blue Jays have a <0.1% probability to make the playoffs and <0.1% to take the World Series.

The Blue Jays are 5000-1 to win the AL Pennant and 9999-1 to win the 2019 World Series.

New York Yankees

The Yankees are in the driver’s seat in the American League East with a 6.5 game lead over Tampa Bay at the start of the second half.

New York’s superb record has given them a 98.2% chance to make the playoffs and a 11.5% probability to take the World Series.

The Yankees are 17-10 to win the AL Pennant and 19-5 to win the 2019 World Series.

Pitcher Notes

Toronto Blue Jays: Clayton Richard (1-5, 6.23 ERA)

Richard has thrown three straight quality starts, with a six inning, three run performance over the Orioles in his last outing.

  • Richard is a soft-tosser with only 16 strikeouts in his last 35.1 innings.
  • The lefty has allowed a homer in seven of his nine appearances this season.
  • Richard has only walked three batters in his last 18 innings.

New York Yankees: J.A. Happ (7-4, 5.02 ERA)

Happ has struggled this season but posted a solid start against the Rays on July 4th, going 5.1 innings and allowing just one run, although he did walk three batters.

  • Happ is on-pace for his third winning season in his last four years.
  • The Yanks’ lefty has also lost the strikeout touch with just 71 in 89.2 innings, after striking out 193 in 177.2 innings last year.
  • Happ has allowed too many baserunners this year posting a 1.27 WHIP, a considerable jump from his 1.13 mark in 2018.

Hitter Notes

Toronto Blue Jays

In Toronto’s seven games before the break, the Blue Jays went 3-4 but scored 38 runs powered by 34 extra-base hits.

  • OF Randal Grichuk hit a solo homer against Happ, but is only 2 for 7 against the lefty.
  • 1B Justin Smoak is 0 for 5 versus the Yankees’ starter.
  • 2B Brandon Drury is 3 for 7 against Happ with a double and two RBI.

New York Yankees

In the six July games before the All-Star break, the Yankees went 3-3 with 27 runs scored and a whopping 11 homers.

  • OF Aaron Judge is 2 for 3 against Richard with a solo homer and a single.
  • C Gary Sanchez is 2 for 5 with a double in his career against Richard.
  • 2B DJ LeMahieu is 8 for 26 versus the Blue Jays’ starter with a double, triple and homer.

Roster Notes

Toronto Blue Jays

  • RP Ryan Tepera’s elbow surgery has landed him on the 60-day IL.
  • RP Jacob Waguespack is on the 10-day IL with a shoulder strain.
  • SP Edwin Jackson is on the 10-day IL with a strained lower back.

New York Yankees

  • OF Giancarlo Stanton looks to return next month from his sprained knee.
  • SP Luis Severino had a setback in his rehab and won’t be ready until September at the earliest.
  • 1B Luke Voit has a strained abdominal muscle and is on the 10-day IL.

Game Odds

If you are in New Jersey, visit 888Sport or BetStars to bet on the Blue Jays vs Yankees. Find the latest odds below. Good luck!

Moneyline

SportsbookBlue JaysNY YankeesLink
888Sport NJ+230-290
BetStars NJ+250-300

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Total Runs

Sportsbook Over 11.5  Under 11.5Link
888Sport NJ-109-112
BetStars NJ+175-112

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Run Line

SportsbookBlue Jays +1.5NY Yankees -1.5Link
888Sport NJ+135-165
BetStars NJ+250-205 

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