The Yankees (5-8) host the White Sox (4-8) at Yankee Stadium on Saturday at 1:05 p.m.
The depleted Yankees have lost four games in a row to fall 5.5 games behind the Rays for first place in the AL East. ... CC Sabathia returns from the DL to make his first start of the season. ... Aaron Judge has struck out four times over his last two games and is on pace to strike out 249 times this season.
|Leury García, RF||Brett Gardner, CF|
|Tim Anderson, SS||Aaron Judge, RF|
|José Abreu, 1B||DJ LeMahieu, 3B|
|Yonder Alonso, DH||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Yoán Moncada, 3B||Greg Bird, 1B|
|Eloy Jiménez, LF||Clint Frazier, DH|
|Wellington Castillo, C||Mike Tauchman, LF|
|José Rondón, 2B||Kyle Higashioka, C|
|Adam Engel, CF||Tyler Wade, 2B|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP CC Sabathia, who is making his first start of the year after being delayed due to a heart procedure he had during the offseason.
Sabathia, who had a 3.65 ERA (.16 FIP) and 1.31 WHIP in 153 innings (29 starts) in 2018, is retiring after the season.
Who is starting for the White Sox?
RHP Ivan Nova (7.71 ERA, 1.61 WHIP in 9.1 innings over two starts), who was clobbered on April 7 against the Mariners, allowing seven runs on seven hits while walking one and striking out two in 2.1 innings.
The Yankees wrap up their series with the White Sox on Sunday at 1:05 p.m.
RHP Domingo German starts for the Yankees, opposed by LHP Carlos Rodon for Chicago.