New York Yankees to visit the Oakland Athletics

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
 
Posted8/21/2019 7:00 AM

New York Yankees (83-44, first in the AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (72-53, second in the AL West)

Oakland, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: J.A. Happ (10-7, 5.40 ERA) Athletics: Mike Fiers (11-3, 3.42 ERA)

BOTTOM LINE: Oakland and New York will face off on Wednesday.

The Athletics are 41-24 on their home turf. Oakland has hit 198 home runs this season, eighth in the MLB. Matt Chapman leads the club with 29, averaging one every 15.8 at-bats.

The Yankees are 34-24 on the road. The New York offense has compiled a .272 batting average as a team this season, good for fourth in the American League. DJ LeMahieu leads the team with a mark of .339. The Athletics won the last meeting 6-2. Homer Bailey secured his 11th victory and Matt Olson went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for Oakland. Domingo German registered his third loss for New York.

TOP PERFORMERS: Chapman leads the Athletics with 29 home runs and is batting .258. Olson is 14-for-40 with two doubles, four home runs and 12 RBIs over the last 10 games for Oakland.

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Gary Sanchez leads the Yankees with 28 home runs home runs and is slugging .526. Gleyber Torres is 11-for-38 with a double, six home runs and 11 RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.

LAST 10 GAMES: Athletics: 7-3, .261 batting average, 2.74 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs

Yankees: 7-3, .278 batting average, 6.07 ERA, outscored by seven runs

Athletics Injuries: Sean Manaea: (shoulder), Daniel Gossett: (elbow), Brett Anderson: (finger), Stephen Piscotty: (ankle), Ramon Laureano: (hip), Josh Phegley: (thumb).

Yankees Injuries: Stephen Tarpley: (elbow), Giancarlo Stanton: (knee), Greg Bird: (foot), Edwin Encarnacion: (wrist), Thairo Estrada: (hamstring), Luke Voit: (hernia), Jacoby Ellsbury: (hip), Aaron Hicks: (elbow), Jake Barrett: (elbow), Luis Severino: (shoulder), Dellin Betances: (shoulder), David Hale: (spine), Ben Heller: (elbow), Jonathan Holder: (shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: (elbow), CC Sabathia: (knee), Miguel Andujar: (labrum).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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