Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees MLB Baseball 9/5/21 Odds, Tips, Predictions
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|New York Yankees
The Orioles (42-92) are 25 games under .500 on the road and have the worst overall record in the majors. On Saturday, Ryan Mountcastle scored the winning run with a sacrifice ball in the ninth inning of a 4-3 road win over New York.
26-year-old left-hander Keegan Akin (2-8 6.90 ERA) will make his 14th start to the season with the Orioles. Last time, Akin allowed a run in five innings in a 4-2 road win over Toronto.
The New York Yankees have won 40 of their 66 home games and have a one-game lead over Boston for the first wild-card spot in the American League. In Saturday's home loss, New York was 1-for-6 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Joey Gallo tied the score at three with a two-point blast for the Yankees, who fell to 78-57 that year.
The Yankees will seek out 35-year-old right-hander Corey Kluber (4-3 3.61 ERA) in the series finale. In his last start, Kluber allowed five runs in four innings in an 8-7 road loss to Los Angeles.
|WINNER: New York Yankees @ -333|