New York Yankees to visit the Oakland Athletics
Oakland, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Oakland and New York will face off on Wednesday.
The Athletics are 41-24 on their home turf. Oakland has hit 198 home runs this season, eighth in the MLB. Matt Chapman leads the club with 29, averaging one every 15.8 at-bats.
The Yankees are 34-24 on the road. The New York offense has compiled a .272 batting average as a team this season, good for fourth in the American League. DJ LeMahieu leads the team with a mark of .339. The Athletics won the last meeting 6-2. Homer Bailey secured his 11th victory and Matt Olson went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for Oakland. Domingo German registered his third loss for New York.
TOP PERFORMERS: Chapman leads the Athletics with 29 home runs and is batting .258. Olson is 14-for-40 with two doubles, four home runs and 12 RBIs over the last 10 games for Oakland.
LAST 10 GAMES: Athletics: 7-3, .261 batting average, 2.74 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs
Yankees: 7-3, .278 batting average, 6.07 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Yankees Injuries: Stephen Tarpley: (elbow), Giancarlo Stanton: (knee), Greg Bird: (foot), Edwin Encarnacion: (wrist), Thairo Estrada: (hamstring), Luke Voit: (hernia), Jacoby Ellsbury: (hip), Aaron Hicks: (elbow), Jake Barrett: (elbow), Luis Severino: (shoulder), Dellin Betances: (shoulder), David Hale: (spine), Ben Heller: (elbow), Jonathan Holder: (shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: (elbow), CC Sabathia: (knee), Miguel Andujar: (labrum).