Toronto takes 6-game losing streak into matchup with New York
Toronto; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Blue Jays favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Toronto enters the game as losers of their last six games.
The Blue Jays are 4-11 against the rest of their division. The Toronto offense has compiled a .219 batting average as a team this season, last in the majors. Freddy Galvis leads the team with a mark of .252.
The Yankees have gone 18-5 against division opponents. The New York offense has compiled a .259 batting average as a team this season, good for eighth in the league. Gio Urshela leads the team with a mark of .329. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
TOP PERFORMERS: Justin Smoak leads the Blue Jays with 12 home runs and is slugging .475. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is 12-for-33 with four doubles, four home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 1-9, .215 batting average, 6.99 ERA, outscored by 36 runs
Yankees: 7-3, .268 batting average, 3.77 ERA, outscored opponents by 16 runs
Blue Jays Injuries: Jacob Waguespack: 10-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Tepera: 10-day IL (elbow), Matt Shoemaker: 60-day IL (knee), David Phelps: 60-day IL (elbow), Tim Mayza: 10-day IL (arm), Clay Buchholz: 10-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Borucki: 60-day IL (elbow), Dalton Pompey: 60-day IL (concussion), Devon Travis: 60-day IL (knee).
Yankees Injuries: Luis Severino: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: 60-day IL (elbow), Jonathan Loaisiga: 60-day IL (shoulder), Ben Heller: 60-day IL (elbow), Dellin Betances: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jake Barrett: 10-day IL (elbow), Aaron Judge: 10-day IL (oblique), Jacoby Ellsbury: 60-day IL (hip), Troy Tulowitzki: 10-day IL (calf), Didi Gregorius: 60-day IL (elbow), Greg Bird: 60-day IL (foot), Miguel Andujar: 60-day IL (labrum), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-day IL (bicep).