The Yankees open a four-game home series vs. the Seattle Mariners on Monday at 6:35 p.m. as Clint Frazier returns to the lineup after a two-week stint on the IL.
Gary Sanchez enters Monday on a seven-game hitting streak with five home runs and 10 RBI and a slash line of .360/.448/1.000 in that span. ... DJ LeMahieu also enters the game on a seven-game hitting streak in which he has had a slash line of .444/.467/.556 with three doubles, six runs scored and seven RBI. ... Miguel Andujar is batting cleanup as the DH. He is 2-for-8 with a walk and two strikeouts since returning from the IL on Saturday. ... Frazier is batting fifth in his first game back from the IL. He is hitting .324/.342/.632 with six home runs and 17 RBI.
|Mitch Haniger, RF||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
|Tim Beckham, SS||Luke Voit, 1B|
|Edwin Encarnacion, 1B||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Domingo Santana, LF||Miguel Andujar, DH|
|Jay Bruce, DH||Clint Frazier, RF|
|Ryon Healy, 3B||Brett Gardner, CF|
|Omar Narvaez, C||Gio Urshela, 3B|
|Braden Bishop, CF||Thairo Estrada, SS|
|Dee Gordon, 2B||Mike Tauchman, LF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP CC Sabathia (1-1, 2.66 ERA), who allowed two runs on five hits and struck out five, including his 3,000th career strikeout in 5.1 innings of work in a hard-luck loss against the Diamondbacks. Sabathia has allowed more than two runs just once in four starts this season.
Who is starting for the Mariners?
RHP Felix Hernandez (1-2, 4.31 ERA) is on the hill for Seattle. Once one of the most feared pitchers in baseball, Hernandez has struggled in recent years. In his last outing, Hernandez allowed four runs on eight hits in six innings, although he has struck out eight batters in each of his last two starts, though.
The Yankees will send RHP Masahiro Tanaka (2-3, 3.92 ERA) to the mound on Tuesday while the Mariners send LHP Marco Gonzalez (5-1, 3.28 ERA) against the Bombers.