Montgomery expected to start as New York hosts Boston

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August 17, 2020 10:11 AM

Boston Red Sox (6-16, fifth in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (15-6, first in the AL East)

New York; Monday, 7:05 p.m. EDT - MLB HUB

PITCHING PROBABLES

Red Sox: Martin Perez (2-2, 3.38 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 16 strikeouts) Yankees: Jordan Montgomery (2-1, 5.17 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 10 strikeouts)

LINE

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

 

BOTTOM LINE

The Boston Red Sox visit the New York Yankees on Monday.

The Yankees finished 54-22 against AL East Division opponents in 2019. New York hit .267 as a team with 3.8 extra base hits per game and 290 total doubles last season.

The Red Sox went 35-41 in division games in 2019. Boston hit 245 total home runs and averaged 9.6 hits per game last season.

The teams meet for the sixth time this season. New York leads the season series 6-0.

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INJURIES

Yankees: Luis Severino: (elbow), Tommy Kahnle: (forearm), Aaron Judge: (lower body), DJ LeMahieu: (thumb), Giancarlo Stanton: (left hamstring), Kyle Higashioka: (right oblique).

Red Sox: Chris Sale: (elbow), Eduardo Rodriguez: (heart), Andrew Benintendi: (rib), Dustin Pedroia: (knee).

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