Bryan Mitchell (0-1, 3.72 ERA) gets the start for the Yankees against RHP Kyle Gibson (8-9, 3.75 ERA) at 7:05 p.m. ET.
|1. Jacoby Ellsbury CF||1. Aaron Hicks CF|
|2. Brett Gardner LF||2. Brian Dozier 2B|
|3. Alex Rodriguez DH||3. Joe Mauer 1B|
|4. Mark Teixeira 1B||4. Miguel Sano DH|
|5. Brian McCann C||5. Trevor Plouffe 3B|
|6. Carlos Beltran RF||6. Torii Hunter RF|
|7. Chase Headley 3B||7. Eddie Rosario LF|
|8. Didi Gregorius SS||8. Kurt Suzuki C|
|9. Stephen Drew 2B||9. Eduardo Nunez SS|
Mitchell Notes: Monday marks just his second major league start of the season and third of his career. He has a 3.26 ERA in 12 career appearances. Allowed four runs on seven hits in four innings in his previous start against the White Sox. Lefties have hit .167 against him this year.
Gibson Notes: Struck out seven and allowed two runs in six innings last time out against the Rangers. He is 1-3 with a 10.70 ERA in four career starts against the Yankees. This will be his second start at Yankee Stadium. Gibson has a 6.75 ERA against AL East teams this season. Hitters have a .206 batting average with runners in scoring position against Gibson.
Yankees Notes: Monday starts a season-long 10-game homestand. Their 38-27 record since June 1 is third-best in the AL. Yankees starters have thrown three consecutive quality starts. The bullpen has a 2.39 ERA since July 27, fifth-best in baseball.
Twins Notes: Went 4-2 in their previous six games. So far this season, Minnesota is 1-2 against teh Yankees. Last won two out of three at Yankee Stadium in 2014. Rookie Eddie Rosario now has nine triples this season. The Twins have committed just one error over the last eight games.