New York Yankees

New York Yankees

 | 20-16
  • Batting Avg
    .221 AVG
  • Runs
    142 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    3.08 ERA
  • WHIP
    1.04 WHIP
  • MLB roundup: Yankees ace Gerrit Cole conquers Rays

    MLB roundup: Yankees ace Gerrit Cole conquers Rays

    New York's Gerrit Cole crafted eight brilliant innings to finally solve Tampa Bay in the regular season, and the Yankees secured another series Wednesday night with a 1-0 victory over the Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla. Cole (5-1) yielded only four hits, struck out 12 and did not issue a walk in moving to 1-4 in his career against the Rays in the regular season. Aaron Hicks' sacrifice fly in the seventh scored Aaron Judge with the only run as the Yankees improved to 5-0-2 in the past seven series.

  • The Canadian Press

    New York plays Tampa Bay after Cole's strong showing

    New York Yankees (20-16, second in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (19-19, fourth in the AL East) St. Petersburg, Florida; Thursday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Jameson Taillon (1-2, 5.02 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 34 strikeouts) Rays: Rich Hill (1-1, 5.17 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 32 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rays +123, Yankees -143; over/under is 8 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: New York heads into the matchup after a dominant performance by Gerrit Cole. Cole pitched eight innings, surrendering zero runs on four hits with 12 strikeouts against Tampa Bay. The Rays are 6-8 against the rest of their division. Tampa Bay has slugged .361 this season. Mike Zunino leads the team with a mark of .513. The Yankees have gone 9-12 against division opponents. New York has hit 48 home runs this season, third in the American League. Giancarlo Stanton leads the club with nine, averaging one every 14.1 at-bats. The Yankees won the last meeting 1-0. Gerrit Cole earned his fifth victory and Aaron Judge went 3-for-4 for New York. Ryan Thompson registered his second loss for Tampa Bay. TOP PERFORMERS: Austin Meadows leads the Rays with 17 RBIs and is batting .192. Stanton leads the Yankees with nine home runs and has 24 RBIs. LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 6-4, .199 batting average, 2.64 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs Yankees: 8-2, .214 batting average, 3.03 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs INJURIES: Rays: Michael Wacha: (hamstring), Chaz Roe: (shoulder), Colin Poche: (elbow), Chris Mazza: (right shoulder), Oliver Drake: (forearm), Yonny Chirinos: (elbow), Diego Castillo: (groin), Jalen Beeks: (elbow), Chris Archer: (forearm), Nick Anderson: (elbow), Kevin Kiermaier: (left wrist), Ji-Man Choi: (knee), Francisco Mejia: (left intercostal). Yankees: Luis Severino: (elbow), Clarke Schmidt: (right elbow), Darren O'Day: (right rotator cuff), Zack Britton: (elbow), Rougned Odor: (knee). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press


    CG: NYY@TB - 5/12/21

    Condensed Game: Gerrit Cole struck out 12 over eight scoreless innings to lead the Yankees to a 1-0 win over the Rays