Rangers head into matchup against the Yankees on losing streak
New York Yankees (15-11, fourth in the AL East) vs. Texas Rangers (14-11, second in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Friday, 8:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Clarke Schmidt (0-2, 6.30 ERA, 1.55 WHIP, 24 strikeouts); Rangers: Jacob deGrom (2-0, 3.04 ERA, .79 WHIP, 43 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLB LINE: Rangers -205, Yankees +173; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers will try to end a four-game losing streak when they play the New York Yankees.
Texas is 14-11 overall and 8-5 at home. Rangers pitchers have a collective 3.68 ERA, which ranks ninth in the majors.
New York has a 15-11 record overall and a 6-4 record in road games. Yankees hitters have a collective .397 slugging percentage to rank eighth in the AL.
The matchup Friday is the second meeting between these teams this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Marcus Semien has a .287 batting average to lead the Rangers, and has five doubles and five home runs. Ezequiel Duran is 12-for-35 with a home run and seven RBI over the past 10 games.
Aaron Judge leads New York with six home runs while slugging .511. Gleyber Torres is 9-for-37 with two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 5-5, .276 batting average, 3.41 ERA, outscored opponents by 34 runs
Yankees: 5-5, .225 batting average, 3.74 ERA, outscored by five runs
INJURIES: Rangers: Travis Jankowski: day-to-day (hip), Josh Jung: day-to-day (hand), Corey Seager: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Spencer Howard: 60-Day IL (lat), Mitch Garver: 10-Day IL (knee), Jake Odorizzi: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Glenn Otto: 60-Day IL (lat), Brett Martin: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
Yankees: Aaron Judge: day-to-day (hip), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15-Day IL (elbow), Tommy Kahnle: 60-Day IL (biceps), Josh Donaldson: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Frankie Montas: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Lou Trivino: 15-Day IL (elbow), Harrison Bader: 10-Day IL (oblique), Carlos Rodon: 15-Day IL (forearm), Luis Severino: 15-Day IL (lat), Luis Gil: 60-Day IL (elbow), Scott Effross: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ben Rortvedt: 10-Day IL (shoulder)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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