The Yankees (93-59) begin a new series with the Orioles (44-108) on Friday at 7:05 p.m. at Yankee Stadium.
With a loss to the Red Sox last night, the Yankees were officially eliminated from winning the AL East title that went to Boston. ...The Yankees are 3-5 in their last eight games and 9-11 in their last 20 games. ...With Luke Voit's homer last night, the Yankees are the first team in MLB history to have 12 players each hit double-digit homers for the season.
|Cedric Mullins, CF||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Joey Rickard, LF||Aaron Judge, RF|
|Jonathan Villar, 2B||Andrew McCutchen, DH|
|Adam Jones, RF||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Trey Mancini, DH||Luke Voit, 1B|
|Chris Davis, 1B||Neil Walker, 3B|
|Tim Beckham, SS||Gleyber Torres, 2B|
|Renato Nunez, 3B||Austin Romine, C|
|Austin Wynns, C||Brett Gardner, LF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP CC Sabathia (3.80 ERA/4.26 FIP, 1.35 WHIP in 142.0 innings over 27 starts), who was hit hard in his last outing against the Blue Jays. He allowed five runs on seven hits, including three homers, while striking out two over 2.1 innings. It was his shortest outing the year.
Despite their overall struggles this season, Sabathia has struggled against the Orioles lineup. He owns a 6.00 ERA over three starts against Baltimore.
Who is starting for the Orioles?
RHP Yefry Ramirez (5.50 ERA/4.64 FIP, 1.49 WHIP in 55.2 innings), who allowed one run on four hits while striking out seven and walking one over 5.2 innings against the White Sox.
Ramirez on the road compared to at home are like Jekyll and Hyde. While owning a 3.00 ERA at Camden Yards, he has an astronomical 11.34 ERA on the road.