The Yankees look to jump back into first place when they face the Rays at Yankee Stadium on Sunday at 1:05 p.m.
The Yankees are using Chad Green as an opener one year after the Rays began their opener experiment. ... DJ LeMahieu leads off for the Yankees, while Kendyrs Morales is in there as the DH, hitting fifth.
|Austin Meadows, DH||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
|Tommy Pham, LF||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Ji-Man Choi, 1B||Luke Voit, 1B|
|Yandy Diaz, 3B||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Brandon Lowe, RF||Kendrys Morales, DH|
|Travis d'Arnaud, C||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Kevin Kiermaier, CF||Gio Urshela, 3B|
|Willy Adames, SS||Brett Gardner, LF|
|Daniel Robertson, 2B||Clint Frazier, RF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Chad Green, who recently returned from the minors. Green struck out ths side in his return on May 12, and allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits while walking none and striking out none in 1.0 inning against the Rays on Friday. This will be Green's first start since 2017.
Who is starting for the Rays?
RHP Charlie Morton (2.32 ERA, 1.13 WHIP with 61 strikeouts in 50.1 innings over nine starts) who tossed 6.0 shutout innings while walking none and striking out five on May 14 against the Marlins.
The Yankees open a four-game series against the Orioles in Baltimore on Monday night at 7:05.