The Yankees (39-23, 0.5 GA in AL East) look to bounce back in Cleveland (32-31, 10.5 GB in AL Central) on Saturday at 4:10 p.m.
Saturday's lineup represents an example of how Aaron Boone will keep DJ LeMahieu in the lineup with a crowded infield now that Didi Gregorius is back. With Gleyber Torres back at second and Gio Urshela at third, LeMahieu is starting at first base for the second time this season. It's his third career start and eighth career appearance at first. ... Luke Voit is getting the day off after taking a golden sombrero (four strikeouts) on Friday. Kendrys Morales will DH. ... Gary Sánchez is also out of the lineup.
|Brett Gardner, LF||Francisco Lindor, SS|
|DJ LeMahieu, 1B||Oscar Mercado, LF|
|Aaron Hicks, CF||Carlos Santana, 1B|
|Didi Gregorius, SS||Jordan Luplow, RF|
|Gleyber Torres, 2B||José Ramirez, 3B|
|Kendrys Morales, DH||Roberto Pérez, DH|
|Clint Frazier, RF||Jason Kipnis, 2B|
|Gio Urshela, 3B||Kevin Plawecki, C|
|Austin Romine, C||Leonys Martin, CF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP CC Sabathia (3-2, 3.61 ERA,) who could be making his final career start in Cleveland, where he spent the first seven-and-a-half years of his career. He took a loss in his last start against Boston, giving up three runs on seven hits (two homers) in six innings.
Who is starting for the Indians?
RHP Adam Plutko (1-1, 6.35 ERA), who was called up from Triple-A to make this start. He's allowed eight runs in 11.1 innings across two MLB starts this season, and he's given up 13 runs in 15.2 innings in the minors.
The Yankees finish their road trip Sunday against Cleveland at 1:10 p.m. With Masahiro Tanaka going on paternity leave, the Yankees' starter is TBD. Shane Bieber is set to go for the Indians. The Yanks then head home for the Subway Series.