The New York Yankees (89-70) begin a three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays (75-84) on Friday at 1:05 p.m. at Yankee Stadium.
|Teoscar Hernandez, CF||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Josh Donaldson, 3B||Jasoby Ellsbury, CF|
|Jose Bautista, DH||Aaron Judge, RF|
|Kendrys Morales, 1B||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Michael Saunders, RF||Starlin Castro, 2B|
|Ezequiel Carrera, LF||Greg Bird, 1B|
|Raffy Lopez, C||Chase Headley, DH|
|Ryan Goins, 2B||Todd Frazier, 3B|
|Richard Urena, SS||Austin Romine, C|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Masahiro Tanaka (12-12, 4.94 ERA) looks to rebound after he allowed eight runs (seven earned), six hits and three walks in 5 2/3 innings when he faced Toronto last Friday. Tanaka has allowed two runs or fewer in seven innings in each of his last three home starts this season. He is 8-4 with a 3.19 ERA in 14 career starts against the Blue Jays.
Who is starting for the Blue Jays?
RHP Joe Biagini (3-12, 5.34 ERA) allowed three runs, three hits and four walks when he faced the Yankees last Saturday. In five starts this month, the 27-year-old Biagini is 0-3 with a 5.11 ERA. As a reliever this season, he went 1-1 with a 4.26 ERA, while he is 2-11 with a 5.75 ERA in 17 starts.