Yesterday’s Game of NY Yankees against Houston astros went rather smoothly with a 5-1 decision and with Boston Red Sox winning against blue jays with an 8-3. it is obvious that the New York is about to see two games from its own division.
Everyone more or so was aware this would happen and a match between division was set prior time. By now it must have become clear top you that the NY Yankees and Boston Red Sox are scheduled to be up against each other real soon and the team with chances of wining gets changed every few days. Also, you must have known that Boston have had easier opponents throughout the season this year than that of Yankees.
If you are thinking this way, then you are probably correct. After both of the teams have done with their games this Monday the Boston Red Sox have completed 54 games so far on the other hand NY Yankees are 4 games behind with complete 50 games including two third of a game against the national that has been ruined due to rain.
The NY Yankees have had a rougher schedule at their hands with 47% of opponents with fine winning records as compared to that Boston had just 33.3%. there is no doubt if you are thinking it has become easy for Bostons to defeat the Orioles or Rays every coming season. Because they have already been up against these two weaker teams 7 and 14 times already this season. About 40% of the games up against these two weaker teams with Boston are considered to be the easiest wins in all AL East and in the case of Baltimore, the weakest in the total confederation.
Coming to the Yankees’ schedule, they are almost in the middle of their last series in defending against world series champions and by the time of tomorrow they’ll be over with this season series after the match with Houston and Red Sox on the other hand will still have seven games to be defended against Al West Champions. The Yankees also have had their first ever experience with Cleveland (.510 W%) and the sneaky-good Athletics (.528) and have finished their season series with the Angels (.537) this past weekend.
The most noticeable thing in all this that the Yankees at one hand playing against the best team and second, they are winning almost all of them. In the 24 games against .500 or better opponents, New York has gone 16-8 – a .666 winning percentage, nearly alike to their full season W% – while Boston has a record of 10-8, a .555 W% against “quality” teams. Nevertheless, this makes it clear that the Yankees can handle any team in baseball, and that Boston may be a little over stepped when it comes to the big shots in MLB.
The toughest share of the Yankee schedule is practically ended, and they’ll get their chance against Detroit, as well as two series respectively set against Baltimore and Tampa formerly the All-Star Break. Contrary to that, the Red Sox get the very good Seattle Mariners twice, Washington and Anaheim once each, and a four-game scheduled with the Astros before the midsummer classic.
The Yankees will still have to go up against the bad teams, of course. The Schedule is not the most important thing here, if you split a series with the Marlins or drop three of four at home to Baltimore. You need to win against the teams you are set against, but with the big shots in the AL behind them for the most part, it looks like the Yankees may have an upper hand on their sworn enemy for the time being.