It will be J.A. Happ making his season debut, as the Yankees try to win their series over the Orioles on Sunday at 1:05 p.m. in the Bronx.
The Yankees had a rough day with runners in scoring position in their 5-3 loss to the O's yesterday. There were 11 runners left on base, and the Yanks only went 3-for-9 with runners in scoring position. ...Troy Tulowitzki hit his first homer -- a solo shot that almost sparked a Yankees rally in the bottom of the ninth -- since July 2017. ...Miguel Andujar had a tough day at the plate, especially when he rolled into a double play to end a bases-loaded inning. ...Despite taking the loss, James Paxton had a solid Yankees debut. He went 5 2/3 innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits while collecting five strikeouts and one walk.
|Jonathan Villar, 2B||Brett Gardner, CF|
|Dwight Smith Jr., LF||Aaron Judge, RF|
|Trey Mancini, RF||Giancarlo Stanton, LF|
|Renato Nunez, DH||Luke Voit, DH|
|Rio Ruiz, 3B||Miguel Andujar, 3B|
|Joey Rickard, CF||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Chris Davis, 1B||Greg Bird, 1B|
|Pedro Severino, C||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Richie Martin, SS||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
Who is starting for the Orioles?
RHP Dylan Bundy.
While the O's went with an opener yesterday, Bundy gets the traditional start in this one. Last season, he went 8-16 with a 5.45 ERA and 1.41 WHIP over 31 starts.
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP J.A. Happ.
Happ was traded from the Blue Jays to the Yankees last season, and he couldn't have had a better introduction to the pinstripes. He was 7-0 with a 2.69 ERA over 11 starts, owning a 1.05 WHIP along the way.
The Yankees close their series against the Orioles on Sunday at 1:05 p.m. at Yankee Stadium when LHP J.A. Happ takes the mound.