BOTTOM LINE: New York and Seattle will face off on Friday.
The Yankees are 30-24 in home games in 2020. The New York pitching staff averages 9.7 strikeouts per nine innings, Gerrit Cole leads them with a mark of 12.2.
The Mariners are 25-29 in road games. Seattle’s lineup has 138 home runs this season, Mitch Haniger leads the club with 25 homers.
The Yankees won the last meeting 5-3. Chad Green earned his fifth victory and Joey Gallo went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a home run and three RBIs for New York. Paul Sewald registered his third loss for Seattle.
TOP PERFORMERS: Gallo leads the Yankees with 58 RBIs and is batting .220.
Kyle Seager leads the Mariners with 68 RBIs and is batting .218.
LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 8-2, .245 batting average, 3.40 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs
Mariners: 4-6, .256 batting average, 5.28 ERA, outscored opponents by one run