Baseball Betting – Indians at Yankees, Carrasco vs Kuroda

The New York Yankees seem to be making a push at the playoffs wildcard spot as they have won six of the last four and look to keep winning when they take on the Cleveland Indians, this Sunday at 1:05 PM ET at Yankee Stadium.

HirokiKurodaThe New York Yankees seem to be making a push at the playoffs wildcard spot as they have won six of the last four and look to keep winning when they take on the Cleveland Indians, this Sunday at 1:05 PM ET at Yankee Stadium.

The Yankees have win six of the last seven, and for the first time in the season are seven games above the .500.  However, they couldn’t hit against Corey Kluber in the Saturday 3-0 loss against the Cleveland Indians.

“You’re gonna run into guys that have great stuff and sometimes you’re gonna get them and sometimes they’re gonna shut you down. … (Kluber’s) stuff was really good,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said.

New York will have Hiroki Kuroda as their starting pitcher this Sunday; he has a 7-7 record in 23 games with a 3.97 ERA despite his 39 years old.

The Indians will send Carlos Carrasco to the mountain; he’s 3-4 this season with a 3.88 ERA.  He has done better as a reliever.

“I just think he’s in a good position to go ahead and do this,” manager Terry Francona told MLB’s official website, stressing that he wasn’t promising Carrasco another start after this one. “You try to combine letting him get in there, still winning and not burning the bullpen. I think we’re probably in a situation where we can hopefully accomplish all of them.”

The Indians are listed +125 in the money line to win the game, and the Yankees are favorites -135.

Frank Lorenzo

MTS co-founder Frank “Let It Ride” Lorenzo has been betting on sports since he was legally allowed to do so. (Did he do so before then, too? No comment.) He enjoys very strong coffee, neon lights, and passing on his wealth of betting knowledge to anyone who will listen.