The Yankees (37-19, 1.5 GA in AL East) and Red Sox (29-28, 8.5 GB in AL East) play the second game of their now-three-game series on Saturday at 7:15 p.m. at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees have scored four runs or more in 12 consecutive games, tying their best single-season streak since the 2010 season. ... The Yankees have dominated division foes as of late, going 10-1 in their last 11 games against the AL East. ... DJ LeMahieu now has 20 multi-hit games, making him the third Yankee in the last six years to record 20 multi-hit games in the team's first 56 games (Starlin Castro and Aaron Judge in 2017)
|Mookie Betts, RF||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
|Andrew Benintendi, LF||Luke Voit, 1B|
|J.D. Martinez, DH||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Rafael Devers, 3B||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Xander Bogaerts, SS||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Brock Holt, 2B||Kendrys Morales, DH|
|Michael Chavis, 1B||Clint Frazier, RF|
|Jackie Bradley Jr. CF||Gio Urshela, 3B|
|Sandy Leon, C||Brett Gardner, LF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Domingo German (9-1, 3.43 ERA), who is coming off a rare poor performance his last time out, as Kansas City bashed four home runs and pushed across seven runs against him in five innings of work. ... A win today would make German MLB's first 10-game winner this season (No other pitcher has more than eight wins). ... The righty had won his previous six starts before taking a no-decision his last time out.
Who is starting for the Red Sox?
RHP Rick Porcello (4-4, 4.41 ERA), who went 6.2 innings in a win over Cleveland his last time out, allowing just three earned runs. ... Porcello started the year with three-straight rough outings, taking losses in all three. ... Since those three starts, Porcello has been the Red Sox' most consistent starter, going at least six innings in his last seven starts.
The Yankees and Red Sox close out their series on Sunday Night Baseball. LHP David Price (2-2, 2.83 ERA) faces fellow lefty CC Sabathia (3-1, 3.48 ERA) at 7:05 p.m. at Yankee Stadium.