The Yankees look to take Game 3 of a four-game series against the Blue Jays on Saturday at 1:05 p.m. in the Bronx.
In the Yankees' 8-5 loss to the Blue Jays on Friday night, the Bombers scored all their runs on home runs, including Giancarlo Stanton's first homer in 50 at-bats... Miguel Andujar is batting 7-16 (.438) over his last four games with four doubles, a triple and two home runs... After going 3-4 on Friday night, Ronald Torreyes is now batting .438 (14-32) so far this season
|Steve Pearce, 1B||Brett Gardner, LF|
|Teoscar Hernandez, LF||Aaron Judge, RF|
|Yangervis Solarte, 3B||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Kendrys Morales, DH||Giancarlo Stanton, DH|
|Kevin Pillar, CF||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Luke Maile, C||Neil Walker, 1B|
|Aledmys Diaz, SS||Miguel Andujar, 3B|
|Randal Grichuk, RF||Austin Romine, C|
|Lourdes Gurriel Jr., 2B||Ronald Torreyes, 2B|
Who is starting tonight for the Yankees?
LHP Jordan Montgomery (4.70 ERA/4.45 FIP, 1.50 WHIP in 15.1 innings over three starts), who earned his first win of the season in his last start against the Tigers, going six innings with three earned runs on five hits with four strikeouts. Montogomery has 12 strikeouts so far this season.
Who is starting tonight for the Blue Jays?
RHP Marcus Stroman (7.98 ERA/3.98 FIP, 1.91 WHIP over three starts), who went five innings, giving up four earned runs on nine hits with five strikeouts against the Indians. Stroman has allowed at least four earned runs in each of his three starts and is still searching for his first victory of the season.
More Yankees notes...
Aroldis Chapman has struck out each of the last eight batters he's faced and leads AL relievers in strikeout rate with 56.7 percent... Didi Gregorius has picked up the slack with Stanton struggling at home, as the shortstop is batting .406 at Yankee Stadium this season... The Yankees are 16-5 since July 28, 2017 in games when Aaron Judge homers, including 12-2 at home.