Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees: Preview & Picks 9/09/2022

Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees: Preview & Picks 9/09/2022

September 9, 2022


Game Preview

The New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays wrap up their three-game series in Tampa today. Fortunately for them, the Yankees still have the lead in the AL East but are now being pursued by both the Rays and Blue Jays, both within at least six games of the Bronx Bombers with a month to go in the season. The Rays have gone six games over .500 since the all-star break but, heading into Saturday, have moved to within five games of the struggling Yankees. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees offense, once the best in baseball, has seemingly left the building since the all-star break.
The team has battled through some injuries and has watched teams like the Rays and Blue Jays close what was once thought to be an insurmountable gap. On Friday night, the Yankees’ offense disappeared yet again in a 9-0 loss to open the series. The loss pulled the Rays within five games of New York. On Saturday, the Yankees offense came up short yet again. The Bombers lost 2-1 averting a shutout thanks to a 9th-inning home run from Aaron Judge. Today, on the mound will be right-hander Frankie Montas, who is carrying a 4-11 record for the Yankees.
On the other side, the Rays pounded out 13 hits and nine runs against the Yankees and the pitching staff on Friday, led by starter Jeffrey Springs, held New York to just five hits and struck out 13 batters. On Saturday, the Rays moved within four games of the Yankees with a 2-1 win. Corey Kluber pitched seven shutout innings allowing just two hits in the huge win. The Rays continue their march towards the top of the division standings in what once seemed an insurmountable 15-game Yankee lead. Left-hander Ryan Yarbrough, who hasn’t pitched since last Friday night against Boston


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Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Game Information

  • Date: 09/09/2022
  • Time: 07:05 PM ET
  • Location: Yankee Stadium, New York.
  • How to Watch: Rays vs Yankees Fox Sports Sun
  • Live Stream: MLB.TV


Rays vs Yankees Betting Lines

Rays are -105 according to our Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $95. On the other side, Yankees are -105 according to the Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $95.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Rays at a 51.22% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Yankees have 51.22% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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