Tampa Bay takes on New York in division matchup
St. Petersburg, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: TBD Rays: Yonny Chirinos (9-5, 3.67 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay will host New York in a matchup of division rivals.
The Rays are 41-30 against teams from the AL East. The Tampa Bay pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 3.71. Charlie Morton leads the team with a 3.15 ERA.
The Yankees are 54-20 against opponents from the AL East. New York’s team on-base percentage of .339 is second in the MLB. Luke Voit leads the team with an OBP of .381.
TOP PERFORMERS: Austin Meadows leads the Rays with 68 extra base hits and is batting .291. Willy Adames is 10-for-30 with two doubles, three home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 6-4, .253 batting average, 4.36 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs
Yankees: 6-4, .266 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored opponents by 33 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).