Cleveland Gaurdians vs New York Yankees Matchup Preview - October 17th, 2022

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Steven Kwan and the Guardians go head-to-head against Harrison Bader and the Yankees today. Over the last 7 days, Steven Kwan has provided the bulk of the offense for Guardians. He's batted .412 with 4 runs, 2 RBIs, 1 home runs, and 1 stolen bases. Meanwhile, it's been Harrison Bader who has been hot for the Yankees. Over the last week, he's batting .286 with 4 runs, 4 RBIs, and 3 home runs.

Cleveland Gaurdians Insights

  • Aaron Civale has utilized his cutter 10.5% more often this season (34.6%) than he did last year (24.1%).

  • Jose Ramirez is an extreme flyball batter and squares off against the strong outfield defense of New York (#2-best on the slate today).

  • Myles Straw has a 100th percentile opposite-field rate on his flyballs (47.4%) and has the good fortune of hitting them towards MLB's 7th-shallowest RF fences today.

New York Yankees Insights

  • Jameson Taillon's 2377 rpm fastball spin rate this year ranks in the 77th percentile among SPs.

  • Aaron Judge has made significant improvements with his Barrel%, upping his 17.9% rate last season to 26.2% this year.

  • Projected catcher Jose Trevino projects as an elite pitch framer, per The Sharp Model projection system.

Betting Trends

  • The New York Yankees have hit the Moneyline in 47 of their last 68 games at home (+9.45 Units / 7% ROI)

  • The Cleveland Guardians have hit the Moneyline in 71 of their last 117 games (+23.10 Units / 15% ROI)

  • Triston McKenzie has hit the Pitching Outs Over in 17 of his last 26 games (+7.75 Units / 24% ROI)