The Yankees will go for the sweep in their series finale against the White Sox on Wednesday at 8:10 p.m. at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago.
The Yankees are finishing a seven-game road trip on Wednesday night and have a chance to be on the winning and losing sides of two different sweeps after they lost all four games against the Red Sox to begin the trip... The Yankees are 8-2-2 in road series outside of their division... The Yankees are 51-9 when they score the first run this season and have the best record in the majors (43-6) when their starting pitcher goes at least six innings... The Yankees are in the midst of 20 consecutive games without a day off.
|Brett Gardner, LF||Yoan Moncada, 2B|
|Giancarlo Stanton, DH||Carlos Sanchez, 3B|
|Aaron Hicks, CF||Jose Abreu, 1B|
|Greg Bird, 1B||Daniel Palka, DH|
|Gleyber Torres, SS||Avisail Garcia, RF|
|Miguel Andujar, 3B||Nicky Delmonico, LF|
|Tyler Wade, 2B||Tim Anderson, SS|
|Austin Romine, C||Kevan Smith, C|
|Shane Robinson, RF||Adam Engel, CF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Luis Severino (3.08 ERA/3.04 FIP, 1.109 WHOP in 143.1 innings), who is looking to get back on track after compiling an 8.28 ERA in his last five starts. Severino, who allowed four runs on seven hits in 5 2/3 innings against the Red Sox his last time out, is making his second career start at Guaranteed Rate Field and his fifth overall start against the White Sox.
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Who is starting for the White Sox?
RHP Lucas Giolito (5.97 ERA/5.91 FIP, 1.492 WHIP in 120.2 innings), who has a 3.19 ERA in his last five outing. The 23-year-old allowed just one run on two hits in seven innings agains the Rays on Aug. 3, marking his longset outing since July 8 when he pitched 7 1/3 innings.
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More Yankees notes...
After Miguel Andujar's game-tying homer and go-ahead hit on Tuesday, he became the first Yankee to record multiple go ahead/game-tying hits in the seventh inning or late since Gary Sanchez achieved the feat last June.... Giancarlo Stanton has four multiple-hit games during the team's current road trip... Dellin Betances has given up just one run in 26 innings ... CC Sabathia struck out 12 batters on Tuesday for the sixth time in his career and became the second-oldest pitcher in team history to achieve the feat since Roger Clemens struck out 13 at the age of 39 in 2002.