New York will meet Tampa Bay in Game 3 of the ALDS

October 7, 2020 GMT

Tampa Bay Rays (40-20, first in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (33-27, second in the AL East)

San Diego; Wednesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Tampa Bay: Charlie Morton (2-2, 4.74 ERA in regular season) New York: Masahiro Tanaka (3-3, 3.56 ERA in regular season)

LINE: Yankees favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs

ALDS: Series tied 1-1

BOTTOM LINE: Masahiro Tanaka and New York will host Tampa Bay in Game 3 of the ALDS.

The Yankees are 23-17 against AL East opponents. New York has a team batting average of .295 this postseason, Gleyber Torres has lead them with an average of .462


The Rays are 27-13 against AL East Division opponents. Tampa Bay has a team slugging percentage of .477 this postseason, Randy Arozarena leads them with a mark of 1.188, including five extra base hits and three RBIs.

REGULAR SEASON TOP PERFORMERS: Luke Voit leads the Yankees with 22 home runs and is slugging .610.

Brandon Lowe leads the Rays with 25 extra base hits and 37 RBIs.

LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 4-6, .243 batting average, 5.20 ERA, outscored by nine runsRays: 8-2, .233 batting average, 2.72 ERA, outscored opponents by 15 runs

INJURIES: Yankees: Luis Severino: (elbow), James Paxton: (forearm), Tommy Kahnle: (forearm), Ben Heller: (bicep).

Rays: Chaz Roe: (elbow), Cody Reed: (finger), Colin Poche: (elbow), Andrew Kittredge: (elbow), Yonny Chirinos: (elbow), Jalen Beeks: (elbow), Jose Alvarado: (shoulder).


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