The Yankees continue their series against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. at Tropicana Field.
The Yankees are a season-high 37 games over .500 after their win last night. The magic number to clinch the home Wild Card Game is two. ...Yankees hitters scored seven runs in the third inning last night, matching their highest-scoring frame of the season. ...Luis Severino picked up his 19th win on the season, third-most in the Majors. ...Yankees relievers have retired 36-of-43 batters in this series. ...Didi Gregorius has been cleared for baseball activities. Yankees "hopefully" will get him back for Boston series, according to Boone.
|Andrew McCutchen, LF||Mallex Smith, RF|
|Aaron Judge, DH||Matt Duffy, 3B|
|Luke Voit, 1B||Joey Wendle, 2B|
|Giancarlo Stanton, RF||Tommy Pham, LF|
|Neil Walker, 2B||C.J. Cron, DH|
|Miguel Andujar, 3B||Kevin Kiermaier, CF|
|Gary Sanchez, C||Willy Adames, SS|
|Adeiny Hechavarria, SS||Jake Bauers, 1B|
|Brett Gardner, CF||Nick Ciuffo, C|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Masahiro Tanaka (3.67 ERA/3.96 FIP, 1.11 WHIP in 152 innings over 26 starts), who threw a dud in his last start against the Red Sox. Tanaka allowed five runs on eight hits while striking out three over four innings.
Tanaka has yet to lose a start on the road this season, with a 7-0 record and 3.31 ERA over 14 outings.
Who is starting for the Rays?
RHP Ryne Stanek (2.70 ERA/3.47 FIP, 1.07 WHIP in 63.1 innings over 57 appearances (27 starts) ), who will start the game before handing the ball over to a long reliever. He has allowed two runs over his last 10 outings.