J.A. Happ toes the rubber for the Yankees as they face Thomas Pannone and the Blue Jays at 1:05 p.m. on Saturday at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
Aaron Judge hit his team-leading fifth home run on Friday, which is also tied for the league this spring, and is hitting .321 (9-for-28) with a 1.406 .OPS this spring. ... Clint Frazier is back in the lineup batting seventh as he tries to make his case for the team but is hitting just .167 (5-for-30) with two extra-base hits. ... Gleyber Torres will play at shortstop.
|Bo Bichette, SS||Brett Gardner, CF|
|Anthony Alford, RF||Aaron Judge, DH|
|Teoscar Hernandez, LF||Giancarlo Stanton, RF|
|Justin Smoak, 1B||Greg Bird, 1B|
|Kevin Pillar, CF||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Kendrys Morales, DH||Austin Romine, C|
|Danny Jensen, C||Clint Frazier, LF|
|Eric Sogard, 3B||Tyler Wade, 2B|
|Richard Urena, 2B||Gio Urshela, 3B|
Who is starting for the Blue Jays?
LHP Thomas Pannone, who has a 8.10 ERA in five Grapefruit League appearances, allowing six runs on seven hits and two walks in 6.2 innings while striking out 10.
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP J.A. Happ, who has a 7.56 ERA in three Grapefruit League appearances, allowing seven runs on 12 hits, including four home runs, while striking out 10 in 8.1 innings pitched.
The Yankees have a split-squad day with one part of the team traveling to face the Orioles at 1:05 p.m. while the other half travels the face the Phillies at 1:05 p.m.