New York
Yankees
Stadium Yankee Stadium
99-53 Overall | AL EAST 1st
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Yankees.2708942874.35
Schedule
Regular season
Wed  9/18
vs
Angels
6:35pm
Thu  9/19
vs
Angels
6:35pm
Fri  9/20
vs
Blue Jays
7:05pm
Sat  9/21
vs
Blue Jays
1:05pm
Sun  9/22
vs
Blue Jays
1:05pm
Tue  9/24
@
Rays
7:10pm
Wed  9/25
@
Rays
7:10pm
Fri  9/27
@
Rangers
8:05pm
Sat  9/28
@
Rangers
8:05pm
Sun  9/29
@
Rangers
3:05pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 151 games, their expected win percentage is 58% based on the money line odds. At 98-53 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up big (+1308 units). They are one of the best teams against the spread (88-63) for a +2091 profit. Their over-under record is 81-66 with 4 pushes. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Los Angeles Angels. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

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SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 3/1, 25% (#3). They are not a good bet to win the World Series. Their 12.5% chance is #3 in the league. In simulations, they win the AL 25.3% of the time and are not a good value at 3/2, 40%. Their pre-season futures line was 97 wins so they have hit the over. The Yankees have won their division and are in the playoffs. They were a -700 'favorite' to make the playoffs in the preseason. Their preseason chances to win the division were 56.5% at 4/5, 55.6%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #2 in the AL.

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is slightly better than it should be. Their average run differential is +1.25 which ranks #2 in the AL, but their rank based on win percentage is #1. They are the #3 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #2 ranked team among home teams. Their average run differential in their past 12 games is +2.92.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by DJ LeMahieu who is projected to be the #6 second baseman the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
72 Adams, Chance RP6-121508/10/19942No College
68 Betances, Dellin RP6-826503/23/19888No College
53 Britton, Zack RP6-120012/22/19879No College
85 Cessa, Luis RP6-020804/25/19924No College
54 Chapman, Aroldis RP6-421802/28/198810No College
67 Cortes, Nestor RP5-1119012/10/19942No College
30 Encarnacion, Edwin DH6-123001/07/198315No College
90 Estrada, Thairo 2B5-1018502/22/19961No College
36 Ford, Mike 1B6-022507/04/19921No College
77 Frazier, Clint RF5-1121209/06/19943No College
11 Gardner, Brett CF5-1119508/24/198312No College
35 Gearrin, Cory RP6-120504/14/19868No College
55 German, Domingo SP6-218108/04/19923No College
57 Green, Chad RP6-321505/24/19914Louisville
18 Gregorius, Didi SS6-320502/18/19908No College
34 Happ, J.A. SP6-520510/19/198213Northwestern
61 Heller, Ben RP6-321008/05/19913No College
66 Higashioka, Kyle C6-120204/20/19903No College
99 Judge, Aaron RF6-728204/26/19924Fresno State
48 Kahnle, Tommy RP6-123008/07/19896No College
26 LeMahieu, DJ 2B6-422007/13/19889LSU
43 Loaisiga, Jonathan RP5-1116511/02/19942No College
70 Lyons, Tyler RP6-221002/21/19887Oklahoma State
38 Maybin, Cameron LF6-321504/04/198713No College
47 Montgomery, Jordan RP6-622812/27/19923South Carolina
0 Ottavino, Adam RP6-524611/22/19859No College
65 Paxton, James SP6-422711/06/19887Kentucky
28 Romine, Austin C6-121611/22/19888No College
52 Sabathia, CC SP6-630007/21/198019No College
24 Sanchez, Gary C6-223012/02/19925No College
40 Severino, Luis SP6-221802/20/19944No College
19 Tanaka, Masahiro SP6-321811/01/19886No College
71 Tarpley, Stephen RP6-122002/17/19932No College
25 Torres, Gleyber SS6-120512/13/19962No College
29 Urshela, Gio 3B6-021510/11/19914No College
45 Voit, Luke 1B6-325502/13/19913No College
14 Wade, Tyler 2B6-118811/23/19943No College