The Yankees (25-10) continue their three-game series against the Red Sox (25-10) on Wednesday night at 7:05 at Yankee Stadium.
New York pulled in to a first place tie with the Red Sox with their win on Tuesday night. ... The Yankees have won 16 of their last 17 games, including a recent three-game sweep over the Indians. ... The Yankees are on a seven-game winning streak, which is the longest active streak in the majors. ...The Yankees have won 10 straight games at home dating back to April 21, which is 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|
|Mitch Moreland, 1B||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Eduardo Nunez, 2B||Neil Walker, 1B|
|Rafael Devers, 3B||Miguel Andujar, 3B|
|Sandy Leon, C||Gleyber Torres, 2B|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Masahiro Tanaka (4.39 ERA/3.82 FIP, 1.00 WHIP in 41.0 innings over seven starts), who allowed three runs on five hits while walking none and striking out five in 6.0 innings against the Astros in Houston last Thursday.
Tanaka allowed six runs on seven hits (including two HR) while walking two and striking out three in 5.0 innings against the Red Sox on April 11.
Who is starting for the Red Sox?
RHP Rick Porcello (2.14 ERA/2.19 FIP, 0.82 WHIP in 46.1 innings over seven starts), who allowed one run on three hits while walking one and striking out eight in 6.0 innings against the Rangers on Friday.
Porcello tossed 7.0 scoreless innings against the Yankees on April 12 at Yankee Stadium, limiting them to two hits while walking none and striking out six.
More Yankees notes...
Gleyber Torres is 8 for his last 20 with two HR, raising his average to .333. ...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.