New York Yankees vs Colorado Rockies Runline Pick – Pitching
NY Yankees and Colorado – Rox’ Struggles Against Paxton
The Rockies lineup has struggled against Paxton in their prior career meetings. Out of the 45 at bats Colorado’s players have against Paxton, only four resulted in hits. The starter has had much success against the Rockies top players as well. Nolan Arendao is 0-6 against Paxton and has struggled recently despite homering Saturday. Arenado has six hits in his last 24 at bats, but in that span, has a slugging percentage of just .375. Charlie Blackmon and Ian Desmond are a combined 2-20 against Paxton with each owning one hit against the lefty. Blackmon has especially struggled recently with a .154 average in the past week.
Yanks Dominate Offensively
Yankees’ players have a total of two at bats against German Marquez, both courtesy of Edwin Encarnacion. He has gone 0-2 in those at bats, but like much of New York’s roster has been streaking as of late. The Yankees have put up 38 runs over their last five games. Encarnacion has driven in eight of those runs including seven in the first two games of this series. Apart from Encarnacion, New York has gotten recent run contributions from Aaron Judge and Gio Urshela. Judge has 10 hits and five RBI in his last 24 at bats. The Slugger has two home runs in his last seven games as well. Urshela has a .316 average in his last six games and has driven in six runs.
New York Yankees vs Colorado Rockies Runline: Summary
This New York Yankees vs Colorado Rockies runline pick appears very lopsided in the Yankees favor. They have gotten a lot of run support recently and have a clear advantage in the pitching matchup. Paxton has hit his stride and has had success against Colorado’s batters in the past. Marquez is coming off his worst start of the year. In this contest, we see The Yankees extending their win streak to six games with a very good chance to win handily. We have another great pick for Sunday, July 21 as the Diamondbacks host the Brewers.
New York Yankees vs Colorado Rockies Runline: Prediction
New York Yankees Runline -1.5 (+100)