20th August 2016
Luis Cessa will make his first MLB start tonight as the Yankees continue their West Coast road trip in Game 2 of their three-game set with the LA Angels. The Yankees are staying an arm’s length out of the playoff race and are running out of time to close the gap.
Los Angeles (51-71) will face the 62-59 Yankees in this tilt.
On offense, it is a battle between the Los Angeles Angels and its No. 18-rated batting order, averaging 4.48 runs per nine innings, against the No. 22 line up of the New York Yankees at 4.17 runs per outing.
New York brings the No. 15-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Angels’s No. 25-ranked defense.
Pick: Angeles -110
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