The Yankees head out on their first road trip, and look to turn things around quickly against the Orioles on Thursday at 3:05 p.m. in Camden Yards.
Yankees Game Notes
The Bombers dropped another series on Wednesday, as the Tigers defeated them 2-1 at Yankee Stadium. ...Troy Tulowitzki became the latest casualty for the Yankees, becoming their 11th player to hit the IL. He suffered a Grade 1 left calf strain in the loss. ...The Yankees have having issues making contact early on, as they have struck out 65 times over the first six games of the season. They struck out a record-setting 18 times against Detroit yesterday.
|Brett Gardner, CF||Jonathan Villar, 2B|
|Aaron Judge, RF||Dwight Smith Jr., LF|
|Luke Voit, DH||Trey Mancini, RF|
|Gary Sanchez, C||Renato Nunez, DH|
|Greg Bird, 1B||Rio Ruiz, 3B|
|DJ LeMahieu, 3B||Joey Rickard, CF|
|Gleyber Torres, SS||Chris Davis, 1B|
|Clint Frazier, LF||Jesus Sucre, C|
|Tyler Wade, 2B||Richie Martin, SS|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP James Paxton gets the ball for the second time this season. He may have taken the loss, but Paxton had a great first outing allowing two runs, one earned on four hits while striking out five in 5.2 innings against the O's. He'll look to go deeper than his 82-pitch start this time around.
Who is starting for the Orioles?
Alex Cobb get his first start of the season. In 28 starts with the Orioles last season, Cobb produced a 4.90 ERA and 1.41 WHIP over 152.1 innings. He also let up a career-high 24 homers.
The Yankees play the second game of the three-game series with the O's on Saturday at 7:05 p.m.