Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees

Two of the best young pitchers in baseball square off as Tampa Bay’s Tyler Glasnow toes the rubber against the Yankees’ Domingo German at Yankee Stadium on Friday, May 10th. Which ace will prevail?

How to Watch

Where: Yankee Stadium, New York City, NY

When: Friday, May 10th at 7:10 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Rays TV/Radio: Fox Sports Sun, WDAE 620 AM. Yankees TV/Radio: YES, WFAN 101.9FM.

Team Notes

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay has taken baseball by storm in the early part of 2019 with 23 wins in their first 35 games.

The Rays are led by a pitching staff that leads the MLB with an impressive 2.90 ERA.

The Rays are 7-1 to win the AL and climbed to 13-1 to win the 2019 World Series crown.

New York Yankees

The Yankees have weathered through a storm of injuries to crucially important players with stellar pitching and timely hitting for 21 wins in their first 35 games.

New York sits in second place in the AL East, two games behind their opponent, Tampa Bay.

The Yankees hold 3-1 odds to win the American League title and 7-1 to win the 2019 World Series.

Pitcher Notes

Rays: Tyler Glasnow (6-0, 1.47 ERA)

Glasnow has been dominant in 2019, posting 46 strikeouts in 43 innings with a stunning 0.86 WHIP.

The Tampa righty has gone at least five innings in every start this season, allowing no runs in three of the seven outings.

  • In his last start against the Orioles, Glasnow threw seven shutout innings, allowing only three hits.
  • Left-handed batters are hitting just .194 against Glasnow this season.
  • Perhaps the most impressive stat is that opposing hitters are only slugging .276 against the Rays righty in 2019.

New York Yankees: Domingo German (4-1, 1.75 ERA)

German continues to baffle opposing hitters allowing just a .158 average, one of the best marks in baseball.

The Yankees starter has allowed just 22 hits over his first 38.1 innings in 2019.

  • In his last start, German threw a season-high 108 pitches in 6.2 innings against Minnesota.
  • The Yanks righty has 39 strikeouts to pair with his 38.1 innings this year.
  • Opposing batters have hit just two homers against German in 2019.

Hitter Notes

Tampa Bay Rays

The Rays offense did well on the road this year, scoring 76 runs in 17 games for a 4.5 runs per game average.

On the road in 2019, the Rays have hit .245 as opposed to .266 at home.

  • 2B Dee Gordon is 1 for 3 against German in his career, with one double and one run scored.
  • 1B Edwin Encarnacion is 0 for 3 versus the Yankees starter with a three strikeouts.
  • 1B Ryon Healy is 1 for 5 against the Yankees righty with two strikeouts.

New York Yankees

At home through nineteen games, the Yankees have scored 88 runs for an impressive per game average of 4.63 runs.

The Yankees have belted 26 homers at home this season coupled with a strong .269 batting average.

  • The Yankees hitters have limited experience against Glasnow in their collective careers.
  • Against right-handed pitchers, the Yankees are hitting .255 but slugged 48 homers.
  • At home, the Yankees have hit .246 this season.

Roster Notes

Tampa Bay Rays

  • OF Austin Meadows has a sprained thumb that forced him to the 10-day IL.
  • 3B Matt Duffy is still recovering from a bad hamstring and is currently on a rehab assignment.
  • INF Joey Wendle has a fractured wrist that will keep him on the IL for several weeks.

New York Yankees

  • OF Aaron Judge is recovering from an oblique pull that still needs several weeks of rest before a rehab stint can happen.
  • OF Giancarlo Stanton is recovering from the shoulder injury he got while rehabbing a biceps strain and could return in two weeks to the Yankees.
  • Aaron Hicks is in Florida rehabbing his back injury and with a return target date of a few weeks.

Game Odds

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Moneyline

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888Sport NJ +132 -159

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Total Runs

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888Sport NJ +102 +124

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Run Line

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888Sport NJ -175 +143

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