The Yankees (50-28, 5.0 GA in AL East) continue their three-game set against the Toronto Blue Jays (29-50, 21.5 GB in AL East) on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. at Yankee Stadium.
With one home run tonight, the Yankees would set a Major League record of 28 straight games with at least one long ball, a record currently held by the 2002 Texas Rangers. ... DJ LeMahieu has reached base safely in seven consecutive plate appearances. ... The Yankees are 12-3 in their last 15 games against AL East opponents.
|Eric Sogard, DH||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
|Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 3B||Aaron Judge, RF|
|Lourdes Gurriel Jr., LF||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Cavan Biggio, 2B||Giancarlo Stanton, LF|
|Teoscar Hernandez, CF||Luke Voit, 1B|
|Rowdy Tellez, 1B||Edwin Encarnacion, DH|
|Randal Grichuk, RF||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Freddy Galvis, SS||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Danny Jansen, C||Gio Urshela, 3B|
Who is starting for the Blue Jays?
LHP Clayton Richard (0-3, 7.46 ERA), who is coming off five innings against the Angels, allowing four earned runs on six hits in a game the Blue Jays would win 7-5. ... The lefty faced the Yankees earlier this year, allowing just two earned over 4.2 innings in a 4-3 win in May. ... Richard has allowed four earned runs or more in his last three starts, failing to pitch into the sixth inning in any of those outings.
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Chad Green (1-2, 6.75 ERA), who is making is sixth "opening" appearance for the Yankees this season (the Yankees have won all six of the games he's opened). ... In his last two opening appearances, Green has combined for four innings, striking out nine while allowing just two hits.
The Yankees and Blue Jays will close out their three-game set on Wednesday at 1:05 p.m. James Paxton (5-3, 3.75 ERA) goes for the Yankees against righty Trent Thornton (2-5. 4.25 ERA).