New York faces off against Toronto in division matchup
New York; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
LINE: Yankees -315; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: AL East opponents New York and Toronto will square off on Sunday.
The Yankees are 53-20 against the rest of their division. The New York offense has compiled a .270 batting average as a team this season, good for second in the league. DJ LeMahieu leads the team with an average of .328.
The Blue Jays are 29-40 in division games. The Toronto offense has compiled a .237 batting average as a team this season, last in the American League. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the team with a mark of .276. The Yankees won the last meeting 7-2. James Paxton notched his 15th victory and Giancarlo Stanton went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and two RBIs for New York. T.J. Zeuch registered his first loss for Toronto.
TOP PERFORMERS: Gleyber Torres leads the Yankees with 63 extra base hits and is batting .285. Aaron Judge is 8-for-29 with two doubles, four home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 6-4, .267 batting average, 3.07 ERA, outscored opponents by 34 runs
Blue Jays: 7-3, .276 batting average, 5.28 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs
Yankees Injuries: Jonathan Holder: (shoulder), David Hale: (spine), Dellin Betances: (achilles), Jake Barrett: (elbow), Mike Tauchman: (calf), Aaron Hicks: (elbow), Jacoby Ellsbury: (hip), Gleyber Torres: (knee), Edwin Encarnacion: (oblique), Greg Bird: (foot), Miguel Andujar: (labrum), Gary Sanchez: (groin).