The American League East is tight from top to bottom. The spotlight is there on Wednesday, with the New York Yankees hosting the Toronto Blue Jays in the finale of a three-game set. You can use our Bovada Bonus code for a free bet on this game.
Toronto is expected to start Marco Estrada (4-6, 4.86 ERA), who lasted 4.1 innings in a 4-7 loss to the Boston Red Sox in his latest outing. He allowed two runs on two hits with three strikeouts, but Estrada walked seven in 94 pitches. Estrada is 4-3 in 12 games (11 starts) against the Yankees with a 4.21 ERA, including a 1-1 record in two starts this season with a 6.75 ERA.
Michael Pineda (8-4, 4.05 ERA), meanwhile, took the win for the Yankees in a 13-4 victory in Houston in his latest start, giving up three runs (two earned) on seven hits over six innings, striking out three and walking none. Pineda has a 2-4 mark in three starts against the Blue Jays with a 3.52 ERA. In his lone start against Toronto this year, he was knocked for five runs on 10 hits over five innings in a loss.
Coming into this series, the two teams had split their last 10 meetings, with six going over the total. This includes a four-game set in Toronto last month, in which both teams won twice, and two contests went over the total.