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Two aces on a Saturday afternoon? Yes please!

For the second time in three days, New York Yankees fans will be treated to a big-time pitching matchup. Corey Kluber was named the AL Pitcher of the Week last week; Max Scherzer is a first-ballot Hall of Famer. Both have thrown relatively well this season, including one start that saw Scherzer depart the stadium and head directly to the hospital for the birth of a child.

The Yankees will look to get back in the win column after crumbling with three late errors in Friday’s 11-4 loss. But Scherzer presents a challenge on the other side, so this one should be a fun one.

Game Info

Washington Nationals (13-15) +105 @ New York Yankees (16-16) -121

Saturday, May 8, 2021 – 1:05 PM EDT
TV: YES, MLBN (out-of-market only)
Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280

Pitching Matchup

Yankees: Corey Kluber (2-2, 3.03 ERA)
Astros: Max Scherzer (2-2, 2.54 ERA)


Over/Under: 8
Yankees -1.5

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Josh Benjamin is a Bronx native who lives and breathes the New York Yankees despite being born into a family full of Mets fans. He is the MLB Editor at RealSport and considers himself a student of the game. When not writing, he can be found either at Yankee Stadium or deep in discussion with his fellow sports nuts.