The Yankees are 12-16 against AL East opponents. New York is averaging 3.5 RBIs per game this season. Aaron Judge leads the team with 29 total runs batted in.
The Rays are 14-8 in division matchups. The Tampa Bay pitching staff has a combined team ERA of 3.49, Ryan Yarbrough paces the staff with a mark of 4.26.
The Rays won the last meeting 9-1. Rich Hill notched his second victory and Austin Meadows went 3-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and four RBIs for Tampa Bay. Jameson Taillon registered his third loss for New York.
TOP PERFORMERS: Judge leads the Yankees with 20 extra base hits and is slugging .557.
Meadows leads the Rays with 36 RBIs and is batting .233.
LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 5-5, .241 batting average, 2.45 ERA, outscored by three runs