The Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees meet again on Wednesday from Tropicana Field. Get MLB odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The Rays have taken the first two games of the series against the Yankees and are a half game in back of them for the division lead. They scored 5 runs on 5 hits yesterday which was plenty enough for Alex Cobb to notch his ninth win of the season. Tonight Tampa will start Matt Moore who is pitching to a 3.58 ERA in 156 innings of work.
The Yankees are almost in freefall mode and now find themselves tied for the division lead with the Orioles and the rRays are just a half game behind them as well. They lost yesterday only scoring 2 runs on 6 hits in all. Tonight the Yankees will start Hiroki Kuroda who has pitched well this season allowing 161 hits in 183 innings of work good enough for 3.04 ERA.
Tampa Bay is 7-2 in their last nine games against the AL East, 8-3 in their last 11 home games, and 6-2 in Moore’s last eight home starts. New York is 2-7 in their last nine road games, 1-7 in their last eight games as an underdog, and 4-1 in Kuroda’s last five road starts. New York is 1-5 in their last six meetings of these two.
This looks like a dynamite pitching back in a very important game for both teams. Give us the under for total runs scored in this game but first check sportsbook reviews.