On Saturday, the New York Yankees play game two of their Subway Series against the New York Mets at Citi Field.
The Yankees were off Thursday but won their second straight game 3-0 on Wednesday over the Toronto Blue Jays. New York hit a pair of home runs in the 13th inning to win. Aaron Judge’s two-run blast broke a scoreless tie and Giancarlo Stanton followed that will a solo blast that gave the Yankees a 3-0 lead.
The Mets were off Thursday as well, but lost for the sixth straight time on Wednesday losing to Baltimore 1-0. The Mets wasted an excellent pitching performance by Zack Wheeler who gave up just three hits in seven shutout innings.
Miguel Andujar leads New York with a .306 batting average. Aaron Judge leads the Yankees in hits with 60, home runs with 17 and RBIs with 43. New York has a team batting average of .255, while opposing hitters are averaging .219 at the plate against Yankees pitching. On Saturday, the Yankees will send Domingo German to the mound. The right-hander this season is 0-4 with a 5.44 ERA, 44 Ks and 19 BBs.
Asdrubal Cabrera leads New York with a .286 batting average and team highs in hits with 65, home runs with 10 and RBIs with 34. New York has a team batting average of .233 while opposing hitters are averaging .255 at the plate against Mets pitching. On Saturday, the Mets will send Steven Matz to the mound. The left-hander this season is 2-4 with an ERA of 3.42, 48 Ks and 23 BBs.