The ALDS shifts gears as the Yankees return home with the series tied, 1-1, and a chance to take the lead against the Red Sox.
The Yankees jumped all over Red Sox starter David Price, tagging him for three runs and knocking him out of the game after 1.2 innings en route to a 6-2 victory. The Yankees are 2-1 in ALDS Game 3 with the series tied a 1-1 and are 13-6 all-time in ALDS Game 3's. ...Gary Sanchez recorded his first multi-home run postseason game with a pair of blasts in Game 2. Aaron Judge homered in Game 2 and joined Hank Bauer and Johnny Mize as the only MLB players to homer in their first three postseason games. ...Andrew McCutchen knocked in his first career postseason run with a RBI single in Game 2.
|Andrew McCutchen, LF||Mookie Betts, RF|
|Aaron Judge, RF||Andrew Benintendi, LF|
|Luke Voit, 1B||J.D. Martinez, DH|
|Giancarlo Stanton, DH||Xander Bogaerts, SS|
|Didi Gregorius, SS||Rafael Devers, 3B|
|Gary Sanchez, C||Steve Pearce, 1B|
|Miguel Andujar, 3B||Brock Holt, 2B|
|Gleyber Torres, 2B||Christian Vazquez, C|
|Brett Gardner, CF||Jackie Bradley Jr., CF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Luis Severino (19-8, 3.39 ERA/2.95 FIP, 1.14 WHIP in 191.1 innings over 32 starts), who will look to build off his AL Wild Card start in which he tossed four scoreless innings and struck out seven while allowing four walks and two hits.
Severino enjoys pitching at home, too, owning a 10-2 record with a 2.74 ERA in 15 starts. Although his numbers against the Red Sox are slightly less impressive, going 2-2 with a 3.56 ERA in five starts against them this season.
Who is starting for the Red Sox?
RHP Nathan Eovaldi (6-7, 3.81 ERA/3.60 FIP, 1.12 WHIP in 111 innings over 21 starts) gets the nod in Game 3 for the Red Sox in his postseason debut. The 28-year-old has had success against the Yankees this season, tossing 16 scoreless innings against them in three starts (one unearned run).
He is 10-5 with a 3.70 ERA in his career at Yankee Stadium, which includes his tenure with the Yankees from 2015-16.
One of these teams will have the chance to clinch a spot in the ALCS on Tuesday (8:07 p.m.) at Yankee Stadium when CC Sabathia toes the rubber opposite Rick Porcello for the Red Sox.