The Yankees (86-51) begin a West Coast trip on Monday, starting with a three-game series against the Athletics (82-56) at 4:05 p.m.
Yankees Game Notes
The Yankees are 11-5 in their last 16 games, with the AL East deficit at 7.5 games once again. ...16 of the next 25 games will be on the road for New York. ...Miguel Andujar has reached base safely in 16 consecutive games, a career high. ...Yankees hitters have 224 combined homers on the season, which is the eighth-highest single-season total in franchise history. They lead the MLB in that category.
|Andrew McCutchen, RF||Marcus Semien, SS|
|Giancarlo Stanton, DH||Matt Chapman, 3B|
|Aaron Hicks, CF||Led Lowrie, 2B|
|Miguel Andujar, 3B||Khris Davis, DH|
|Gary Sanchez, C||Stephen PIscotty, RF|
|Gleyber Torres, 2B||Matt Olson, 1B|
|Luke Voit, 1B||Chad Pinder, LF|
|Adeiny Hechavarria, SS||Mark Canha, CF|
|Brett Gardner, LF||Jonathan Lucroy, C|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP CC Sabathia (3.36 ERA ERA/4.14 FIP, 1.27 WHIP in 131.1 IP this season), who had another quality start his last time out against the White Sox. He allowed three runs on five hits while striking out six and walking two over six innings.
Sabathia struggles on the road compared to a good 2.61 home ERA. Over 59 innings this season, the lefty has a 4.27 ERA with nine homers allowed. This will be Sabathia's first time facing Oakland this season.
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Who is starting for the Athletics?
RHP Trevor Cahill (3.60 ERA/3.27 FIP, 1.17 WHIP in 95 innings this season), who took a no-decision in his last start against the Astros. He allowed four runs, three earned on five hits while racking up a season-high six walks over 3.1 innings. Luckily, the A's offense bailed him out from the decision.
Cahill has an unreal ERA at home compared to on the road. He owns a 0.85 ERA over 52.2 innings at Oakland Coliseum compared to an inflated 7.02 ERA on the road.
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More Yankees notes
The Yankees completed a stretch of 30-of-37 games against teams under .500. They finished 21-9 against those teams, while going 1-6 against teams above .500. ...The Yankees have surpassed 3 million fans in attendance for the 20th consecutive season, a major league record. Gleyber Torres has two RBI in four consecutive games.