The Yankees (76-39, 10.5 GA in AL East) take on the Toronto Blue Jays (47-71, 30.5 GB in AL East ) on Friday at 7:07 p.m. at Rogers Centre.
The Yankees have won nine straight games after Thursday's 12-6 win over the Jays. ... Didi Gregorius is 3-6 with a home run in his career off of Blue Jays starter Sean Reid-Foley. ... Gio Urshela is now hitting .323 on the season, following his 3-5 night on Thursday.
|DJ LeMahieu, 1B||Bo Bichette, SS|
|Brett Gardner, CF||Cavan Biggio, 2B|
|Gio Urshela, 3B||Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 3B|
|Didi Gregorius, SS||Randal Grichuk, RF|
|Cameron Maybin, RF||Freddy Galvis, DH|
|Mike Tauchman, LF||Teoscar Hernandez, CF|
|Austin Romine, C||Brandon Drury, 1B|
|Mike Ford, DH||Derek Fisher, LF|
|Breyvic Valera, 2B||Danny Jansen, C|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP J.A. Happ (9-6, 5.24 ERA), who pitched his way to his ninth win of the season his last time out, giving up four earned runs over 5.2 innings against the Red Sox. ... The Yanks have won three of Happ's last four starts, but the lefty hasn't been pitching particularly well during that stretch, posting a 6.75 ERA, allowing 15 earned runs in 20 innings.
Who is starting for the Blue Jays?
RHP Sean Reid-Foley (1-2, 2.49 ERA), who went four innings in his last start, allowing just one earned run. ... Reid-Foley faced the Yankees once this season, coming out of the Jays' pen to pitch two innings without allowing a run. He did walk three, but struck out two.
The Yankees and Blue Jays continue their four-game set on Saturday at 3:07 p.m. at Rogers Centre. Masahiro Tanaka (7-6, 4.93 ERA) will take on Jays righty Jacob Waguespack (3-1, 4.00 ERA).