The Yankees will be without yet another big bat on Tuesday as Clint Frazier gets the day off to rest a banged-up ankle as the Bombers take on the Angels in Anaheim at 10:07 p.m.
The Yankees enter Tuesday night winning six of their last seven games and are just 2.5 games behind the AL East-leading Rays. ... Luke Voit has reached base in 33 consecutive games dating back to last year and is in the midst of a nine-game hitting streak, blasting his fifth home run on Monday night. ... Thairo Estrada starts at second base in his first career MLB game. He had his first MLB at-bat on Sunday but is still seeking his first hit.
|DJ LeMahieu, 3B||Kole Calhoun, RF|
|Luke Voit, 1B||Mike Trout, CF|
|Brett Gardner, CF||Justin Bour, 1B|
|Gleyber Torres, SS||Andrelton Simmons, SS|
|Mike Tauchman, RF||Albert Pujols, DH|
|Mike Ford, 1B||Brian Goodwin, LF|
|Austin Romine, C||Kevan Smith, C|
|Thairo Estrada, 2B||Tommy LaStella, 2B|
|Tyler Wade, LF||David Fletcher, 3B|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Domingo German (3-1, 2.37 ERA), who allowed three runs over six innings while striking out nine in his last start against the Royals on Thursday in which he took the loss. ... German has pitched well early this season, not allowing more than three runs his first three starts.
Who is starting for the Angels?
RHP Chris Stratton (0-1, 7.00 ERA), who allowed six runs against the Mariners his last start, including four in the second inning. ... He has not been able to pitch beyond the fifth inning yet this season.
CC Sabathia (1-0, 0.00 ERA) will start Wednesday's game for the Yankees, while Felix Pena (0-1, 4.50 ERA) will start for the Angels.