Jhony Brito confirmed as Yankees new starter Monday

New York Yankees right-handed pitcher Jhony Brito will start on Monday against the Tampa Bay Rays.

What It Means:

Brito will in after Domingo German was scratched due to discomfort in his right armpit. The Yankees recalled Brito from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday and optioned down Ron Marinaccio in a corresponding move. This will be Brito's first big-league start in over a month, but he has made 11 starts and 12 appearances for the Yankees this season.

numberFire's models project Brito for 19.7 FanDuel points on Monday and he has a $7,600 salary. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Rays' implied total is 4.89 and the game total is 9.0. Overall in 2023, Brito's 5.42 xERA ranks in the bottom 11th percentile and his 16.0% strikeout rate is in the bottom 8th percentile of the majors.