Walker scheduled to start for Toronto against New York

September 15, 2020 GMT

Toronto Blue Jays (26-20, second in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (26-21, third in the AL East)

New York; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Toronto: Taijuan Walker (3-2, 2.95 ERA) New York: Deivi Garcia (1-1, 3.06 ERA)

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

BOTTOM LINE: New York and Toronto will face off on Tuesday.

The Yankees are 17-13 against AL East opponents. New York has a team on-base percentage of .329, good for third in the American League. DJ LeMahieu leads the team with a mark of .399.

The Blue Jays are 17-13 against AL East Division opponents. The Toronto offense has compiled a .252 batting average as a team this season, good for twelfth in the American League. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. leads the team with a mark of .285.


TOP PERFORMERS: Luke Voit leads the Yankees with 16 home runs and has 37 RBIs.

Cavan Biggio leads the Blue Jays with 19 extra base hits and 21 RBIs.

INJURIES: Yankees: Luis Severino: (elbow), James Paxton: (forearm), Jonathan Loaisiga: (undisclosed), Tommy Kahnle: (forearm), Aaron Judge: (calf), Gio Urshela: (elbow), Giancarlo Stanton: (left hamstring).

Blue Jays: Trent Thornton: (right elbow), Matt Shoemaker: (right shoulder), Jordan Romano: (finger), Nate Pearson: (elbow), Wilmer Font: (shin), Yennsy Diaz: (lat), Teoscar Hernandez: (oblique), Rowdy Tellez: (knee).


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