The Yankees (91-56) continue their three-game series with the Blue Jays (65-82) on Saturday at 4:05 p.m. at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees went 4-5 on their nine-game road trip, but started off their nine-game homestand with a win last night. They shut out the Blue Jya 11-0 thanks to stellar pitching from Masahiro Tanaka. Andrew McCutchen hit his first homer as a Yankee as well. Aaron Judge also returned to the field for the final two innings. ...The Yankees are 13-4 against the Blue Jays this season, 7-1 at home.
|Lourdes Gurriel Jr., SS||Andrew McCutchen, RF|
|Justin Smoak, 1B||Giancarlo Stanton, DH|
|Kendrys Morales, DH||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Randal Grichuk, RF||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Kevin Pillar, CF||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Teoscar Hernandez, LF||Gleyber Torres, 2B|
|Danny Jansen, C||Neil Walker, 3B|
|Aledyms Diaz, 3B||Luke Voit, 1B|
|Richard Urena, 2B||Brett Gardner, LF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP CC Sabathia (3.54 ERA/4.03 FIP, 1.32 WHIP in 139.2 innings), who took a no-decision in his last outing against the Mariners. He allowed two runs on seven hits while striking out four and walking one over five innings.
Sabathia fares better at home this season with a 2.61 ERA compared to a 4.54 ERA on the road. ...Sabathia had a successful August with a 2.70 ERA, allowing one one homer over 26.2 innings.
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Who is starting for the Blue Jays?
RHP Sean Reid-Foley (6.86 ERA/6.63 FIP, 1.396 WHIP in 130.1 innings), who was hit hard by the Indians in his last start. He allowed six runs on five hits (two homers) while striking out three and walking five in 4.2 innings.
This will be Reid-Foley's fifth start of his career, and his fourth on the road. He faced the Yankees in the past, which resulted in his shortest outing of his young career after allowing eight runs, six earned on seven hits and three walks.
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