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Blue Jays visit the Yankees to begin 3-game series

Toronto Blue Jays (3-4) vs. New York Yankees (6-1)

New York; Friday, 1:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Yusei Kikuchi (0-1, 6.23 ERA, 2.08 WHIP, four strikeouts); Yankees: Marcus Stroman (1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, four strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLB LINE: Yankees -155, Blue Jays +131; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees host the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday to begin a three-game series.

New York went 82-80 overall and 42-39 in home games last season. The Yankees averaged 7.5 hits per game in the 2023 season with 2.8 extra base hits per game.

Toronto went 89-73 overall and 46-35 in road games last season. The Blue Jays slugged .417 as a team in the 2023 season while hitting 1.2 home runs per game.

INJURIES: Yankees: JT Brubaker: 60-Day IL (elbow), DJ LeMahieu: 10-Day IL (foot), Oswald Peraza: 10-Day IL (shoulder), McKinley Moore: 15-Day IL (knee), Tommy Kahnle: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Gerrit Cole: 60-Day IL (elbow), Lou Trivino: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jasson Dominguez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Scott Effross: 60-Day IL (back)

Blue Jays: Bo Bichette: day-to-day (neck spasms), Danny Jansen: 10-Day IL (wrist), Alek Manoah: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Jordan Romano: 15-Day IL (elbow), Erik Swanson: 15-Day IL (forearm)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.