New York opens 3-game series at home against Orioles
New York; Monday, 6 p.m. EDT
LINE: Orioles favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Baltimore hits the road to begin a three game series against New York.
The Yankees are 8-3 against AL East teams. New York is slugging .430 as a unit. Gary Sanchez leads the club with a .630 slugging percentage, including 13 extra-base hits and 11 home runs.
The Orioles are 8-11 on the road. Baltimore has hit 40 home runs this season, the lowest total in the American League. Dwight Smith Jr. leads them with seven, averaging one every 19.9 at-bats.
LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 6-4, .233 batting average, 3.93 ERA, outscored by five runs
Orioles: 3-7, .224 batting average, 4.07 ERA, outscored by 15 runs
Yankees Injuries: Luis Severino: 60-day IL (shoulder), James Paxton: 10-day IL (knee), Jordan Montgomery: 60-day IL (elbow), Ben Heller: 60-day IL (elbow), Dellin Betances: 60-day IL (shoulder), Aaron Judge: 10-day IL (oblique), Aaron Hicks: 10-day IL (back), Jacoby Ellsbury: 60-day IL (hip), Troy Tulowitzki: 10-day IL (calf), Didi Gregorius: 60-day IL (elbow), Greg Bird: 60-day IL (foot), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-day IL (bicep), Gary Sanchez: day-to-day (head).