The New York Yankees will host the Washington Nationals on Wednesday to close out a short two game series. The Yankees are 42-19 on the season and sit in the top spot on the AL East. New York has won 8 of their last 10 games and looked good on Tuesday. The Yankees are 22-9 on their home field.
Sonny Gray will make his 13th start on the hill for the Yankees. Gray is 4-4 on the season with a 4.81 ERA. Gray has 58 strikeouts with 63.2 innings pitched.
The Washington Nationals limped into New York after losing to the Giants. The Nationals are 36-27 on the season and are the leaders of the NL East. Washington is just 5-5 over their last ten games and struggled to put up runs on Tuesday night. The Nationals are 21-11 on the road.
The Washington Nationals average 4.3 runs per game which ranks 14th in the MLB while they post the 3rd best team ERA. The Nationals have 50 stolen bases this season which is 2nd in the league.