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Blue Jays @ Yankees: New York hosts Toronto on Saturday afternoon

Blue Jays @ Yankees MLB odds spreads and predictions

The Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees will play in the second game of their series on Saturday afternoon.

Yankees starting pitcher Domingo German was on point in the series opener on Friday night.

German allowed no runs and struck out seven batters over six innings of work for the Yankees in a 4-0 victory over the Blue Jays.

DJ LeMahieu had an RBI groundout in the bottom of the fifth inning, which was later followed by a three-run double off the bat of Edwin Encarnacion, scoring Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez and Aaron Hicks.

German improved to 11-2 on the season with the win.

Game information

When is it? Saturday July 13th

What time is first pitch? 1:05 p.m. ET

Where is it being played? Yankee Stadium

Which channel is it on? YES Network

The lowdown

The Blue Jays will look to bounce back on Saturday afternoon.

Aaron Sanchez was on the mound for the Blue Jays on Friday. He allowed four runs on seven hits and struck out two batters over five innings of work in the loss.

Sanchez now has a 3-13 record on the season.

Blue Jays @ Yankees Run Line

The New York Yankees are giving the Blue Jays 1.5 runs in this baseball game.

Look for the Yankees to continue their success against the Blue Jays in this one.

The Yankees have won 17 of 21 games and they currently have the best record in the American League at 58-31.

Roll with New York here.

Blue Jays @ Yankees Over/Under

The over/under in this matchup is set at a total of 8.5 runs.

My final score prediction: New York Yankees 7, Toronto Blue Jays 3.

Take the over in this baseball game.

Where the game will be won or lost

The visiting Toronto Blue Jays will send left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard to the mound.

Richard has a 1-5 record with a 6.23 ERA so far this season. He is winless in three career starts against the Yankees.

New York, on the other hand, will roll with southpaw J.A. Happ.

Happ has a 7-4 record with a 5.02 ERA this year. This will be the second time this season that Happ faces his old team. Happ was 59-41 with a 3.88 ERA in 135 appearances (127 starts) over his career with the Blue Jays. He also had a 20-win season in 2016.

Both starting pitchers have high ERAs, so which ever one is better on the mound on Saturday will more than likely lead their team to a big win.

Daniel Canova
@DanCanova in MLB