The New York Yankees begin a three-game series against the Kansas City Royals on Monday at 8:15 p.m. ET at Kauffman Stadium.
|Jacoby Ellsbury, CF||Jarrod Dyson, CF|
|Aaron Hicks, LF||Cheslor Cuthbert, 3B|
|Gary Sanchez, C||Lorenzo Cain, RF|
|Didi Gregorius, SS||Eric Hosmer, 1B|
|Starlin Castro, 2B||Kendrys Morales, DH|
|Brian McCann, DH||Salvador Perez, C|
|Chase Headley, 3B||Alex Gordon, LF|
|Aaron Judge, RF||Alcides Escobar, SS|
|Tyler Austin, 1B||Raul Mondesi, 2B|
Who's Pitching for the Yankees: RHP Michael Pineda (6-10, 5.02 ERA) is winless in his last three starts, totaling a 3.86 ERA in 16 1/3 innings pitched. He gave up five runs and seven hits in 5 1/3 innings in his last outing against the Seattle Mariners last Monday. Pineda gave up six runs, six hits and four walks in 5 2/3 innings in a 7-3 loss against the Royals on May 11 at Yankee Stadium.
Who's Pitching for the Royals: RHP Dillon Gee (5-7, 4.55 ERA) allowed three runs and five hits in 5 1/3 innings in his last start against the Miami Marlins last Wednesday. He recorded a no-decision against the Yankees on May 9, giving up one run and three hits in 5 1/3 innings.