David Price and Phil Hughes headline the pitching duel between two well known stars that are off to rough starts in the early portion of the season. Get MLB odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The Yankees (10-7 entering Monday) have won five of their last seven games but dropped their last game, on the road in Toronto against division foe, the Blue Jays. New York has been good for the most part and have won four out of the six series that they have played in so far. They have yet to sweep anyone but have not been swept either. The two series losses came in the opening series at home to Boston and the other was in Detroit against the Tigers. Robinson Cano is back doing his thing this year and is leading the team in batting average (.324), hits (23), home runs (5) and runs batted in (13). That is quite impressive and Cano is paired with Travis Hafner, who is hitting .319 and has five home runs as well with 10 RBI’s.
The Rays (8-10) enter the Yankees series on a bit of a winning streak after sweeping the Oakland A’s in Tampa. That got them out of a slump; they lost eight of their previous 10 games. David Price is 0-1 and the team has lost all four of the games that he has started in.
The Yankees are 9-8 against the spread and the Rays are 10-8 ATS.
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