San Diego Padres vs New York Yankees: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Yankee Stadium, New York City, NY

When: Monday, May 27th at 1:05 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Padres TV/Radio: Fox Sports San Diego, 97.3 FM. Yankees TV/Radio: YES, WFAN 101.9FM.

Team Notes

San Diego Padres

The Padres are treading water in the NL West with a 26-24 record through 50 games.

San Diego has a 6.4% chance to earn a spot in the postseason and currently a 0.0% chance to win the World Series according to baseball-reference.com.

The Padres are 20-1 to win the National League and 50-1 to win the 2019 World Series title.

New York Yankees

The Yankees are owning the AL East, despite a number of injuries to important players.

New York currently has a 81.2% chance to make the postseason and a 5.6% chance to win the World Series.

The Yankees have 3-1 odds to win the AL crown and are sitting with 7-1 odds to win this year’s World Series.

Pitcher Notes

Padres: Matt Strahm (2-3, 3.06 ERA)

Strahm has been one of the lone bright spots in the Padres rotation this season, allowing a .251 average to opposing hitters and keeping quality contact down.

Strahm pitches to contact with just 41 strikeouts in 50 innings this season.

  • In his last start against Arizona on May 21st, Strahm threw 6 innings, allowing only four hits and no walks.
  • The Padres lefty has allowed just six homers in 50 innings, one of the best HR/9 rates among starters this season.
  • In May, Strahm has posted a 3.09 ERA with 20 strikeouts in 23.1 innings.

New York Yankees: C.C. Sabathia (4-1, 1.75 ERA)

Sabathia was hit hard in his last start against Baltimore, allowing four earned runs in five innings, including two homers.

This season, the Yankees starter has thrown at least five innings each of his eight starts.

  • In his last start, Sabathia struck out seven Orioles batters in his five innings.
  • The Yanks lefty has posted a 4.29 ERA in May, after a 2.66 in April.
  • Opposing hitters are batting .223 against Sabathia through his first eight starts.

Hitter Notes

San Diego Padres

The Padres are really having a tough time scoring runs, just plating 3.8 per game, good for 27th in MLB.

On the road, San Diego is slightly better, averaging 4.2 runs per contest, 22nd in MLB.

  • OF Wil Myers is 5 for 14 versus Sabathia, with two homers and nine RBI.
  • 2B Ian Kinsler is 11 for 41 against the Yankees starter with two homers and four RBI.
  • 3B Manny Machado is 21 for 56 in his career against the New York lefty with a five homers.

New York Yankees

The Yankees are slugging .450 as a team this year, good for 6th overall in baseball and 5th in the American League.

But at home, the Yankees are slugging just .419, for a very surprising 17th in MLB.

  • OF Cameron Maybin is 1 for 5 off Strahm with one double.
  • OF Brett Gardner is 1 for 2 with a single and one RBI against Strahm.
  • C Gary Sanchez is 0 for 2 versus the Padres lefty in their lone matchup.

Roster Notes

San Diego Padres

  • C Francisco Mejia has a sprained knee and is on the 10-day IL.
  • SS Fernando Tatis Jr. is close to returning from a hamstring pull.
  • OF Franchy Cordero is on the 10-day IL with a sprained elbow.

New York Yankees

  • SS Didi Gregorius is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery and could return in early June.
  • OF Giancarlo Stanton remains on the 10-day IL with a calf strain after being a hit by pitch.
  • OF Aaron Judge is making progress from an oblique strain but his return date is unknown.

Game Odds

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