After a tough night on Wednesday, the Yankees look to win their four-game series against the Mariners Thursday at 6:35 p.m.
D.J. LeMahieu starts at first base, his first start there since 2011 when he was with the Cubs. It's just his sixth career appearance at first and his second of the season. Luke Voit is out of the starting lineup. ... Gio Urshela is not in the lineup with a left knee issue, but should be available off the bench. Miguel Andújar starts at third with Thairo Estrada starting at second. ... Gary Sánchez is batting second for the first time since 2017.
|Dee Gordon, 2B||DJ LeMahieu, 1B|
|Mitch Haniger, RF||Gary Sánchez, C|
|Edwin Encarnación, 1B||Brett Gardner, CF|
|Domingo Santana, LF||Clint Frazier, DH|
|Ryon Healy, 3B||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Tim Beckham, SS||Miguel Andújar, 3B|
|Daniel Vogelbach, DH||Mike Tauchman, LF|
|Tom Murphy, C||Cameron Maybin, RF|
|Braden Bishop, CF||Thairo Estrada, 2B|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP J.A. Happ (1-3, 4.93 ERA,) who had a setback in his last start against the Twins, allowing four runs and two homers in 5.2 innings. Over his previous two starts he had allowed just two runs in 14 innings. He's allowed at least one home run in six of his first seven appearances.
Who is starting for the Mariners?
RHP Mike Leake (2-3, 4.91 ERA,) who has recorded exactly four strikeouts in each of his last five starts. In four road starts this season, Leake is 1-1 with a 5.01 ERA with 18 strikeouts in 23.1 innings.
The Yankees hit the road for a three-game set against the Rays which begins Friday at 7:10 p.m. RHP Domingo Germán will start for the Yanks while RHP Tyler Glasnow starts for Tampa Bay.