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Yankees host the Rangers to begin 3-game series

May 7, 2022 GMT

Texas Rangers (10-14, fourth in the AL West) vs. New York Yankees (17-7, first in the AL East)

New York; Saturday, 1:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Glenn Otto (1-0, 2.89 ERA, .96 WHIP, 10 strikeouts); Yankees: Gerrit Cole (2-0, 3.00 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 27 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Yankees -165, Rangers +145; over/under is 6 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees host the Texas Rangers to begin a three-game series.

New York is 9-3 in home games and 17-7 overall. The Yankees are fourth in the AL with 30 total home runs, averaging 1.3 per game.

Texas has a 10-14 record overall and a 4-9 record in home games. The Rangers have the 10th-ranked team batting average in the AL at .224.

The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Aaron Judge has eight home runs, nine walks and 18 RBI while hitting .287 for the Yankees. Giancarlo Stanton is 10-for-35 with three home runs and seven RBI over the last 10 games.

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Adolis Garcia has four doubles, a triple and four home runs for the Rangers. Corey Seager is 10-for-39 with three home runs and four RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 9-1, .266 batting average, 2.25 ERA, outscored opponents by 40 runs

Rangers: 5-5, .207 batting average, 2.80 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs

INJURIES: Yankees: Ben Rortvedt: 10-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Rangers: Albert Abreu: 15-Day IL (ankle), Spencer Patton: 10-Day IL (oblique), Jose Leclerc: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Hernandez: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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