Yankees vs. Red Sox Probable Starting Pitchers Today – July 5

The New York Yankees hope to end their three-game losing run against the Boston Red Sox (47-39), on Friday at 7:05 PM ET.

The Yankees will call on Nestor Cortes Jr. (4-7) against the Red Sox and Tanner Houck (7-6).

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Yankees vs. Red Sox Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Friday, July 5, 2024
  • Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • TV: NESN
  • Location: The Bronx, New York
  • Venue: Yankee Stadium
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Cortes – NYY (4-7, 3.51 ERA) vs Houck – BOS (7-6, 2.67 ERA)

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Yankees Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Nestor Cortes Jr.

  • The Yankees’ Cortes (4-7) will make his 19th start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last start was on Saturday, when he tossed 4 1/3 innings while giving up three earned runs on seven hits in a matchup with the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • The 29-year-old has an ERA of 3.51 and 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings, with a batting average against of .243 in 18 games this season.
  • He has earned a quality start eight times in 18 starts this season.
  • Cortes has started 18 games this season, and he’s lasted five or more innings 15 times. He averages 5.8 innings per appearance.
  • He has finished five appearances without allowing an earned run in 18 chances this season.
  • The 29-year-old’s 3.51 ERA ranks 38th, 1.105 WHIP ranks 22nd, and 8.4 K/9 ranks 35th among qualified pitchers in the majors this year.

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Red Sox Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Tanner Houck

  • Houck (7-6) takes the mound first for the Red Sox in his 18th start of the season. He has a 2.67 ERA in 107 2/3 innings pitched, with 105 strikeouts.
  • In his most recent time out on Saturday against the San Diego Padres, the righty threw 4 1/3 innings, giving up seven earned runs while surrendering nine hits.
  • The 28-year-old has amassed a 2.67 ERA and 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings across 17 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .221 to his opponents.
  • Houck has 13 quality starts under his belt this year.
  • Houck enters this game with 16 outings of five or more innings pitched this year.
  • He has had four appearances this season in which he did not surrender an earned run.
  • The 28-year-old ranks sixth in ERA (2.67), 15th in WHIP (1.022), and 28th in K/9 (8.8) among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.

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