The Yankees (27-12) and Athletics (19-20) will wrap up their series at Yankee Stadium on Sunday at 1:05 p.m.
The Yankees have won six of their first eight games during a nine-game homestand. The Yankees are tied with the Red Sox for the best record in the majors at 27-12... the Yankees' 27 wins in their first 39 games is tied for the second-most to start the season... the Yankees are 11-9 against AL East teams and 16-3 against other divisions.
|Marcus Semien, SS||Brett Gardner, LF|
|Matt Joyce, LF||Aaron Judge, RF|
|Jed Lowrie, 2B||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Khris Davis, DH||Giancarlo Stanton, DH|
|Matt Olson, 1B||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Matt Chapman, 3B||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Mark Canha, RF||Tyler Austin, 1B|
|Jonathan Lucroy, C||Miguel Andujar, 3B|
|Dustin Fowler, CF||Ronald Torreyes, 2B|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Luis Severino (5-1, 2.21 ERA), who has allowed just two runs in his last 15 innings of work. Severino tossed a complete-game shutout on May 2 against the Astros when he allowed just five hits across nine innings and struck out 10 batters.
Who is starting for the Athletics
LHP Brett Anderson (0-1,, 8.68 ERA), who allowed nine runs on 10 hits in just three-plus innings against Houston his last time out. However, in his previous start before that, he limited the Mariners to two runs in 6.1 innings.
More Yankees notes...
Aaron Judge has homered in back-to-back games and now has 49 homers in 123 home games... he hit his 67th career homer in his 221st game on Saturday, which is tied for the most by a player through his first 221 games in MLB history. The Yankees' pitching staff has posted a 2.92 ERA during the team's 18-3 stretch dating back to 4/21. During that timespan, the Yankees' offense has averaged six runs per game.
The Yankees will travel to Washington to begin a two-game series with the Nationals beginning on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m.