The Yankees (48-22) look to continue their winning ways against the Mariners (46-27) on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium at 7:05 p.m.
The Yankees .686 winning percentage gives them the best record in the MLB this season. They are a season-high 26 games over .500. ...The Yankees threw a combined two-hit shutout in their win over the Mariners last night. Domingo German had his longest-career outing after tossing seven innings, where he allowed two runs (one earned) on two hits and struck out nine. ...The Yankees are 27-11 at home this season.
|Dee Gordon, 2B||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Jean Segura, SS||Aaron Judge, RF|
|Mitch Haniger, CF||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Nelson Cruz, DH||Giancarlo Stanton, DH|
|Kyle Seager, 3B||Gleyber Torres, 2B|
|Denard Span, LF||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Ryon Healy, 1B||Greg Bird, 1B|
|Ben Gamel, RF||Miguel Andujar, 3B|
|Mike Zunino, C||Clint Frazier, LF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Jonathan Loaisiga (0.00 ERA/3.10 FIP, 1.40 WHIP in five innings over one starts), who is looking to build off his first career start against the Rays last time out. Loaisiga earned the win after not allowing a run over five innings, while striking out six and walking four over five innings.
Who is starting for the Mariners?
RHP Felix Hernandez (5.44 ERA/4.68 FIP, 1.38 WHIP in 84.1 innings over 15 starts), who took the loss in his last start despite decent numbers. He allowed two earned runs on eight hits while striking out six and walking one over seven innings.
Hernandez's 7.71 road ERA is the second-worst in the MLB this season.
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More Yankees notes
Yankees pitchers have posted a 1.97 ERA in June, which is the lowest ERA in the majors during that month. ...Gleyber Torres is slashing .291/.346/.566 with six doubles, 14 homers and 35 RBI through his first 50 games of his career. He leads all rookies in homers, RBI and batting average. ...Aaron Hicks has homered in three consecutive games for the first time in his career.