The Yankees travel to Los Angeles for a matchup with the Angeles tonight. Andy Pettitte gets the start for the Yankees while CJ Wilson will go for Los Angeles. Check the MLB odds at Bovada sportsbook.
New York lost 3-2 in Oakland yesterday in 18 innings. Vernon Wells and Travis Hafner both went 0-8 and Kevin Youkilis finished 0-7. They turn to Andy Pettitte tonight who in his last start in Seattle, surrendered three hits and gave up just one earned run while striking out six and received the victory. He has received wins in his last two road starts and brings a 5-3 record with a 3.82 ERA and 1.26 WHIP into tonight’s matchups. The Yanks after yesterday’s lost fall 3.5 games back of Boston for first place in the AL East. They are 18-16 on the road this season.
Los Angeles is nine games back in the NL West, after a 9-5 loss to Baltimore two days ago. They send CJ Wilson to the mound tonight who enters with a 4-5 record, 4.02 ERA and 1.45 WHIP. He has 78 strikeouts and just 35 walks in 80 2/3 innings pitched this season. He has lost five out of his last six decisions including two out of his last three home starts. In his last start in Boston, Wilson gave up eight hits, three earned runs and three walks while striking out five. His last home start in Houston, he surrendered six hits and three earned runs and struck out nine in 7 2/3 innings. The Angels are 15-18 at home this season and are nine games behind the Athletics for first place in the NL West.
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