On Tuesday night, the NY Yankees hosts the Milwaukee Brewers for a 3-game interleague match at the Yankee Stadium. Both teams are playing well in their respective leagues as well as in their divisions.
The Brewers holds a 3-game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Central. They are 29-11 while playing at home. But only 15-24 away from home - the worst mark in the MLB for any team with a winning overall record. They are coming off a 3-game sweep over the Minnesota Twins after losing seven of their last ten games.
The Brewers will send SP Zack Greinke to the mound against the Yankees SP Freddy Garcia. In his last game, Greinke held the Rays to one run and four hits for a 5-1 win. Against the Yankees, he has a 2-3 record with a 4.38 ERA in seven career starts.
The NY Yankees would want to pad up its half game lead over the Boston Red Sox in the East and the AL's best record. They are coming off a back-to-back wins against the Rockies and have won 12 of their last 16 games.
First base Mark Teixeira and third base Alex Rodriguez continues to scorch opposing pitchers in the Yanks' last 16 games. The Yankees' veteran lineup is producing a lot of offense minus their captain Derek Jeter.
The sportsbook handicappers have installed the Yankees as the favorite to beat the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.