Home and Away: Predicting Twins-Yankees Game 2

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The Twins need a win. Not sure Dobnak will give them the change.

This is how they stack up.

  • Home: 46-35; Away: 55-26
  • Starting pitcher: Randy Dobnak Home 1-1; Away 1-0
  • Starting Pitcher ERA/WHIP: Home 2.92/1.30; Away 0.56/1.00
  • Closer: Taylor Rogers Home 13 SV; 16 SVO; WHIP 1.00; 3.71 ERA/ Away 17 SV; 20 SVO; WHIP 1.0; 1.54 ERA
  • Team Hitting: wOBA .347; wRC+ 116; Avg .270
  • Best Hitter: Nelson Cruz Home wOBA .413; wRC+ 160; Avg 304/ Away wOBA.423; wRC+ 168; Avg .319
  • Pitcher vs. Best Hitter (Career): Randy Dobnak vs DJ LeMahieu No Data
  • Misc: Team WAR 45.0;

Tanaka is normally money in the post-season, at least at home. Pitching away, he’s not so hot.

This is how they stack up.

  • Home: 57-24; Away: 46-35
  • Starting pitcher: Masahiro Tanaka Home 8-3; Away 3-6
  • Starting Pitcher ERA/WHIP: Home 3.10/1.09; Away 6.05/1.43
  • Closer: Aroldis Chapman Home 23 SV; 24 SVO; WHIP 0.98; 2.35 ERA/ Away 14 SV; 18 SVO; WHIP 1.25; 2.05 ERA
  • Team Hitting: wOBA .346; wRC+ 117; Avg .267
  • Best Hitter: DJ LeMahieu Home wOBA .406; wRC+ 157; Avg .338/ Away wOBA .346; wRC+ 116; Avg .318
  • Pitcher vs. Best Hitter (Career): Masahiro vs Nelson Cruz Avg .111; 27 AB; 1 R; 3 H; 1 RBI; 9 SO; .250 OPS
  • Misc: Team WAR 57.5;

Staff pick: New York Yankees
Vitamin Cee’s pick: New York Yankees

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