The Yankees (38-21, 2.5 GA in AL East) continue their series against the Blue Jays (22-38, 16.5 GB in AL East) on Wednesday at 7:07 p.m.
After hitting a home run as the DH on Tuesday, Clint Frazier is back in right field, where his defense cost the Yankees on Sunday. ... Kendrys Morales goes back in the lineup at DH. ... Aaron Hicks is not in the lineup, so Brett Gardner shifts to center field, with Cameron Maybin in left. ... The Yankees have lost two straight, the first time they've had consecutive losses since April 30-May 1, when they were swept in a two-game series at Arizona.
|Lourdes Gurriel Jr., LF||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
|Vladimir Guerrero Jr., DH||Luke Voit, 1B|
|Justin Smoak, 1B||Gary Sánchez, C|
|Randal Grichuk, RF||Kendrys Morales, DH|
|Brandon Drury, 3B||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Teoscar Hernández, CF||Clint Frazier, RF|
|Cavan Biggio, 2B||Brett Gardner, CF|
|Freddy Galvis, SS||Gio Urshela, 3B|
|Danny Jansen, C||Cameron Maybin, LF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP James Paxton (3-2, 2.81 ERA,) who threw four hitless innings in his last start, which was his first since coming off the injured list with left knee inflammation. He struck out seven and walked two while throwing 66 pitches and should be extended a bit longer Wednesday.
Who is starting for the Blue Jays?
RHP Trent Thornton (1-4, 4.53 ERA,) a 25-year-old rookie who will be facing the Yankees for the first time. He allowed three earned runs in 4.2 innings his last time out against the Rays. He had 10 strikeouts in six innings during his previous start against the Padres.
The Yankees finish up their three-game set in Toronto Thursday at 7:07 p.m. LHP J.A. Happ will start for the Yanks and RHP Edwin Jackson will start for the Blue Jays.