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