|Written by Michael|
Bet on the MLBThe Texas Rangers will once again pay a visit to the Bronx tonight to continue their four game series with the New York Yankees. The first pitch of game two is scheduled to be thrown in Yankee Stadium at 7:05ET and the game will be televised nationally on the MLB Network.
Entering game one of this set, these two teams both had 67 wins on the year and were competing for the best record in the American League.
The Yankees now have win number 68 under their belts, as they defeated the Rangers 8-2 Monday night. The victory gives them a half game lead over tonight's opponent for AL supremacy.
Texas (67-47) is on top of the AL West by 6 games over Oakland and they too, have gone 6-4 in their last 10 contests. They are 31-25 away from the Lone Star State. The Rangers are 4-2 SU in their last six games.
In four of the last five games between these two teams played in Yankee Stadium, the total has gone OVER. The total has also gone OVER in 6 of the last 9 games between them.
Tonight's pitchers are southpaw Matt Harrison (13-6, 3.31 ERA) for the Rangers versus Yanks' righthander Hirocki Kuroda (10-8, 3.24 ERA). Kuroda has thrown well of late, posting a 1.82 ERA in his previous 5 starts. The Yankees are 24-15 against left-handed pitchers, while the Rangers are 47-32 against right-handers.
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