MLB Wednesday: Blue Jays vs Yankees, Gerrit Cole looks to stick it to Jose Berrios, Aaron Judge seeks 1st HR
Right-hander Jose Berrios is expected to start today for Toronto, while right-hander Gerrit Cole gets the nod at home for New York. The last time Berrios was on the bump, the Blue Jays beat the Rangers 10-8. He left allowing 4 earned runs and recording 0 strikeouts with 2 walks. Cole's last start was against the Red Sox, when the Yankees won 6-5. Over 4 innings pitched, he allowed 3 earned runs with 4 hits. He also recorded 3 strikeouts with 1 walk.
Blue Jays Insights:
Jose Berrios's fastball velocity has increased 1.1 mph this year (94.33 mph) over where it was last season (93.22 mph).
Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s 15.1% Barrel% ranks in the 92nd percentile since the start of last season.
Toronto's 13.5° average launch angle is among the highest in MLB: #8 overall.
Gerrit Cole has averaged 98.7 adjusted pitches per GS since the start of last season, putting him in the 99th percentile.
Aaron Judge has hit 54.9% of his balls in the air 100 mph or greater since the start of last season, grading out in the 100th percentile.
The New York Yankees bullpen projects as the 4th-best in Major League Baseball, via THE BAT.
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