Yankees-Blue Jays Rivalry Continues in an Upcoming Four-Game Series

The Toronto Blue Jays (Blue Jays/MLB)

The Toronto Blue Jays are set to host the New York Yankees in a highly anticipated four-game series, starting on Thursday at 7:07 p.m. EDT.

The Yankees, currently leading the AL East with a 52-30 record, will send Carlos Rodon to the mound, while the Blue Jays, sitting at 36-43, will counter with Jose Berrios. The Yankees are favored at -136, with the over/under set at 8.5 runs.

New York Yankees (MLB)

The Blue Jays have struggled at home, posting an 18-19 record, but have shown resilience in games where they prevent opponents from hitting home runs, boasting a 14-5 record in such contests.

The Yankees, meanwhile, have excelled on the road, with a 28-16 record, and boast the fourth-best team on-base percentage in the MLB at .331.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has been a bright spot for the Blue Jays, leading the team with a .288 batting average, 15 doubles, and 10 home runs. Isiah Kiner-Falefa has also been impressive, going 14-for-37 with two home runs and five RBI over the past 10 games.

For the Yankees, Aaron Judge has been a force to be reckoned with, leading the team with 30 home runs and a .712 slugging percentage. Giancarlo Stanton has also been hot, going 14-for-37 with a double, three home runs, and nine RBI over the last 10 games.

Both teams have struggled in their last 10 games, with the Blue Jays going 3-7 and the Yankees 2-8. The Yankees have been plagued by injuries, with several key players sidelined, including Giancarlo Stanton, Anthony Rizzo, and Jonathan Loaisiga. The Blue Jays have also dealt with injuries, including Daulton Varsho, Yimi Garcia, and Jordan Romano.