The Tampa Bay Rays (73-53) will look to hold on to first place in the AL East as they take on the New York Yankees.
In his career versus the Yankees David Price is 7-4 with a 3.74 ERA in 19 appearances. He last faced the Yankees at Tropicana field on April 23rd taking the loss in a 4-3 Yankees victory despite only allowing 3 runs in 8 innings pitched.
Sabathia has won just 4 of his last 22 starts against Tampa Bay since joining the Yankees. Overall he is 4-11 with a 4.47 ERA . He is 3-7 with a 4.39 ERA at Tropicana Field which is his highest ERA in any major league park.
He last faced the Rays at Yankee Stadium on July 26th and allowed 7ER in 5 innings taking the loss in a Rays 10-6 victory.
Joe Maddon once again reiterated that Wil Myers at DH has nothing to do with a nagging injury to Myers. The decision is solely based on the fact that Myers is not bothered by being the DH.