The Yankees (38-20, 2.5 GA in AL East) take on another divisional foe as they begin their three-game set with the Blue Jays (21-38, 17.5 GB in AL East) on Tuesday at 7:07 at Rogers Centre.
Coming off of a 4-2 homestand, the Yankees hit the road, where they've gone 17-8 this season. ... Luke Voit bashed his 15th home run of the season on Sunday against Boston, matching his season total from 2018. ... Gleyber Torres continues to provide a hot bat for the Yankees, recording a hit in six of his last seven games while batting .333 with two home runs.
|Eric Sogard, 2B||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
|Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 3B||Luke Voit, 1B|
|Justin Smoak, 1B||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Rowdy Tellez, DH||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Randal Grichuk, CF||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Cavan Biggio, RF||Clint Frazier, DH|
|Lourdes Gurriel Jr., LF||Gio Urshela, 3B|
|Freddy Galvis, SS||Cameron Maybin, RF|
|Danny Jansen, C||Brett Gardner, LF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Masahiro Tanaka (3-4, 3.20 ERA), who is coming off one of his worst outings of the season, allowing five runs (four earned) on nine hits to the Padres over six innings. ... Tanaka has dominated the Blue Jays since joining the Yankees in 2014, going 11-4 with a 2.69 ERA against the Jays. ... The righty has posted a 1-2 record on the road this season with a 3.45 ERA.
Who is starting for the Blue Jays?
LHP Clayton Richard (0-1, 3.38 ERA), who has made just two starts the season after missing time with a knee injury. ... The veteran lefty has gone just four innings in each of his first two starts, allowing two earned runs his last time out against the Rays on May 28th. ... Richard has not faced the Yankees since September 2008.
The Yankees continue their six-game road trip with their second game against Toronto. James Paxton (3-2, 2.81 ERA) faces off with Trent Thornton (1-4, 4.53 ERA) on Wednesday at 7:07 p.m.