The Yankees look to continue their red-hot play in a big three-game set against the Red Sox in the Bronx on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m.
The Yankees have won 15 of their last 16 games, including a recent three-game series sweep over the Indians. The Yankees are also in a six-game win streak, which is the longest active streak in the majors right now. ...New York is currently one game back of the AL East lead held by the White Sox. ...The Yankees have won nine straight game at home dating back to April 21, which is tied for the longest winning streak at the new Yankee Stadium.
|Mookie Betts, RF||Brett Gardner, LF|
|Andrew Benintendi, LF||Aaron Judge, RF|
|Hanley Ramirez, 1B||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|J.D. Martinez, DH||Giancarlo Stanton, DH|
|Xander Bogaerts, SS||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Rafael Devers, 3B||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Eduardo Nunez, 2B||Miguel Andujar, 3B|
|Jackie Bradley Jr., CF||Tyler Austin, 1B|
|Christian Vazquez, C||Gleyber Torres, 2B|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Luis Severino (2.11 ERA/2.34 FIP, 0.85 WHIP), who had a masterful performance in his last outing against the Astros. Severino threw a five-hit shutout that included 10 strikeouts to pick up his fifth win on the season.
Severino has only one loss on the year, and that came at the hands of the Red Sox back on a frigid April 10 night. He allowed five runs on eight hits while walking three and striking out six over five innings -- his shortest outing of the season thus far. He owns a career 4.82 ERA over nine appearances against the Red Sox in his career.
Who is starting for the Red Sox?
LHP Drew Pomeranz (6.14 ERA/5.14, 1.70 WHIP), won took the win in his last start against the Royals. He allowed three runs on eight hits wihle striking out three and walking two over six innings.
Pomeranz has made just three starts on the season, as he began the year with a forearm injury. He has allowed at least three runs over his outings.
More Yankees notes...
Gleyber Torres hit a three-run walk-off home run in Sunday's victory over the Indians, becoming the youngest player to do so in franchise history. He is currently hitting .327 with at least one hit in 12 of his first 15 big league games. ...The Yankees and Red Sox series will be traveling to London next season on June 29-30, marking the first ever MLB game in Europe