The Yankees seek a series victory over the Twins on Sunday at 4:05 p.m. in the Bronx.
Gary Sanchez is off to an electric start in May. He's 5-for-10 in three games with three homers, including three in the last two days, with two walks. Even with an early-season stint on the injured list, Sanchez is batting .271/.354/.771 with 11 homers and 21 RBI. ... After returning Saturday and playing third base, Miguel Andújar will take over DH duties, while Sanchez moves behind the plate. ... Gleyber Torres extended his hit streak to 10 games Saurday. He's batting .333/.349/.500 with five extra-base hits and seven RBI during that stretch.
|Max Kepler, RF||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
|Jorge Polanco, SS||Luke Voit, 1B|
|Nelson Cruz, DH||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Eddie Rosario, LF||Miguel Andujar, DH|
|C.J. Cron, 1B||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Marwin Gonzalez, 3B||Brett Gardner, CF|
|Ehire Adrianza, 2B||Gio Urshela, 3B|
|Jason Castro, C||Cameron Maybin, RF|
|Byron Buxton, CF||Mike Tauchman, LF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Domingo German (5-1, 2.56 ERA), who allowed one hit through the first five innings of his most recent start (in San Francisco). He wound up allowing four earned runs and picked up his fifth win. German has made two relief appearances against the Twins in his career, yielding one run over five innings with seven strikeouts.
Who is starting for the Twins?
Former Yankee Michael Pineda (2-2, 6.21 ERA) is on the hill for Minnesota. The right-hander has seen his share of struggles over his last three outings, with 15 charged against him in 14 innings. Between 2014-2017, Pineda made 89 starts in Pinstripes, going 31-31 with a 4.16 ERA. He last faced the Yankees in 2011 -- his rookie season -- as a member of the Mariners.
The Yankees will stay home for a four-game series against the Mariners that begins Monday at 6:35 p.m. CC Sabathia (1-1, 2.66 ERA) will start for New York opposite Seattle righty Félix Hernández (1-2, 4.31 ERA)