The Yankees (34-17, 3.0 GA in AL East) take on the Royals (17-34, 18 GB in AL Central) in the series finale on Sunday at 2:15 p.m in Kansas City.
The Yankees have won seven in a row and 10 of their last 11. ... Luke Voit is enjoying his homecoming, with a two-run homer to deep left field that traveled an estimated 470 feet. It was his 27th homer as a Yankee since joining the team from the Cardinals on July 29. ... In addition to his solid defense at the hot corner, Gio Urshela is batting .333 with an .850 OPS through 41 games (137 at-bats).
|DJ LeMahieu, 2B||Nicky Lopez, 2B|
|Luke Voit, DH||Whit Merrifield, RF|
|Aaron Hicks, CF||Adalberto Mondesi, SS|
|Gary Sanchez, C||Alex Gordon, LF|
|Gleyber Torres, SS||Hunter Dozier, 3B|
|Kendrys Morales, 1B||Jorge Soler, DH|
|Clint Frazier, RF||Ryan O'Hearn, 1B|
|Gio Urshela, 3B||Martin Maldonado, C|
|Cameron Maybin, LF||Billy Hamilton, CF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Domingo German (9-1, 2.60 ERA), who is the Majors' first nine-game winner this year and could be the first to reach a double-digit win total in 2019. He's won six consecutive starts dating back to April 23, with opponents' batting average and a 2.72 ERA in that span.
Who is starting for the Royals?
LHP Danny Duffy (3-1, 3.45 ERA), who is on a winning streak of his own with three straight victories. During his last start, he held the Angels to five hits and one run over six innings. Over 10 career appearances (eight starts) against the Yankees, Duffy is 3-3 with a 5.54 ERA in 39 innings.
The Yankees return home to begin a three-game series against the Padres at 1:05 p.m. in the Bronx.