New York Yankees vs Seattle Mariners Picks and Predictions May 22nd 2024

NY Yankees Yankees vs Seattle Mariners MLB Wed, May 22, 19:05 pm.
NY Yankees Yankees
ML: -160
Seattle Mariners
ML: 135

Mariners Eye Series Win Against Yankees Amid Dylan Moore’s Hot Streak

Dylan Moore is the talk of the town for the Seattle Mariners as they push through their road trip, determined to clinch a series win against the New York Yankees. With two nail-biting victories under their belt, Moore’s stellar performances have put the Mariners in a prime position to secure a four-game series triumph.

Dylan Moore’s Standout Performance

Dylan Moore is on a tear, stepping up exactly when the Mariners need him most. On Tuesday night, Moore smashed two home runs and notched four RBIs, propelling Seattle to a 6-3 win. Remarkably, this was only his second start of the season at second base, yet Moore demonstrated his adaptability and impact.

Seattle manager Scott Servais couldn’t contain his praise, saying, “What a run Dylan Moore has had when we’ve needed it with some guys out. Him getting an opportunity to play every day, and he’s taken advantage of every one of those opportunities.”

Moore has been unstoppable, going 7-for-15 with three homers and six RBIs during this trip. Over the past 25 games, he’s hitting .276, mostly covering for the injured J.P. Crawford at shortstop. Moore’s steady performance at the plate has been a game-changer for the Mariners.

“It’s been a grind to get to this point, but I feel like I’m the most confident I’ve been when I get in the box this year,” Moore shared. “With the consistent playing time, I’ve been on time.”

Team Performance and Strategy

The Mariners have surged to a season-high five games above .500, sporting a 27-22 record. In their first two games against the Yankees, they’ve racked up 17 hits, showcasing their offensive prowess. Currently 3-2 on a 10-game road trip, the Mariners are keen to keep the momentum going.

New York Yankees’ Struggles

The Yankees are scrambling to avoid their second three-game losing streak of the season. After a seven-game winning run was snapped by the Mariners, New York has struggled to regain their footing. In Tuesday’s game, starter Clarke Schmidt threw 100 pitches over five innings and voiced concerns about tipping pitches, potentially contributing to their defeat.

Gleyber Torres provided a spark with a three-run homer in the seventh inning on Tuesday, but stars like Juan Soto and Aaron Judge went a combined 0-for-7 with three strikeouts. The Yankees managed just five hits against Mariners’ starter Bryan Woo and four relievers, underscoring their recent offensive woes.

Upcoming Pitching Matchups

Looking ahead to Wednesday’s game, Seattle’s Bryce Miller (3-4, 3.08 ERA) is set to take the mound, hoping to snap a five-start winless streak. After winning three consecutive starts in April, Miller has hit a rough patch, with a 4.07 ERA in his recent outings. His last appearance against the Yankees was a struggle, allowing eight runs on 11 hits over 4 2/3 innings.

For the Yankees, Nestor Cortes (2-4, 3.56 ERA) will pitch. Cortes has been exceptional at home, boasting a 1.27 ERA and limiting hitters to a .168 batting average at Yankee Stadium. In his last start, he gave up an unearned run on five hits over seven innings against the Chicago White Sox. Cortes has a solid track record against Seattle, with a 1-0 record and a 4.08 ERA in four appearances.


With Dylan Moore’s phenomenal form and the team’s consistent performance, the Mariners are on the brink of securing a series win against the Yankees. The upcoming pitching matchups are crucial, and both teams have a lot riding on this game. Mariners fans are eagerly anticipating whether their team can extend their winning streak and reinforce their strong start to the season.

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NY Yankees Yankees
O 8.5
Seattle Mariners
U 8.5
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