The Yankees (68-40) continue their four-game series with the Red Sox (77-34) at Fenway Park on Saturday at 4:05 p.m.
Yankees Game Notes
The Yankees matched their longest losing streak of the season, dropping a third straight game with a 4-1 loss at Boston on Friday. ... Yankees batters had a season-low one hit and 28 plate appearances. ... Miguel Andujar hit his 14th home run of the season on Friday. It was his second HR in four games after a 24-game homerless drought.
|Brett Gardner, LF||Mookie Betts, RF|
|Giancarlo Stanton, DH||Andrew Benintendi, LF|
|Didi Gregorius, SS||Mitch Moreland, 1B|
|Aaron Hicks, CF||J.D. Martinez, DH|
|Gleyber Torres, 2B||Xander Bogaerts, SS|
|Greg Bird, 1B||Eduardo Nunez, 3B|
|Miguel Andujar, 3B||Brock Holt, 2B|
|Austin Romine, C||Sandy Leon, C|
|Shane Robinson, RF||Jackie Bradley Jr., CF|
Who's pitching for the Yankees?
RHP Chance Adams (4.50 ERA/4.30 FIP, 1.32 WHIP in 98.0 AAA innings), who will make his major league debut for the Yankees.
Adams, 23, worked his way up the minors rather quickly since being a fifth-round pick in the 2015 MLB draft. He flourished in 2017 with Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, going 15-5 with a 2.45 ERA and 135 strikeouts in 150 1/3 innings.
Who's pitching for the Red Sox?
RHP Nate Eovaldi (3.80 ERA/4.01 FIP, 0.94 WHIP in 64.0 innings), who threw seven scoreless innings in his last start.
Eovaldi will become the 11th pitcher in the Expansion Era (since 1961) to start a game both for the Yankees against the Red Sox and for the Red Sox against the Yankees.
More Game Notes...
The Yankees are on pace to finish one home run behind the MLB-record 264 set by the Mariners in 1997. ... Dellin Betances has allowed just one run in 24.0IP (8H, 13BB, 41K, 3HP) over 25 appearances since May 27. ... Adams will be the fifth Yankee since 1945 to start at Fenway Park in his Major League debut, following Keisler, LHP Bob Meyer (4/20/64), RHP Bill Staff ord (8/17/60) and RHP Ralph Terry (8/6/56).
The Yankees wrap up their series with the Red Sox on Sunday at 8:08 p.m. with Masahiro Tanaka vs. David Price.