The Yankees (49-28, 4.5 GA in AL East) begin a three-game set against the Toronto Blue Jays (29-49, 20.5 GB in AL East) on Monday at 7:05 p.m. at Yankee Stadium.
Gary Sanchez is slashinng .370/.400/.815 with three home runs and 12 RBIs during his seven-game hitting streak. ... While Yankees relievers combined for a 2.72 ERA in the month of May, their bullpen has a 4.97 ERA in June. ... The Yankees have homered in 26 consecutive games, the longest streak in franchise history. They are one game away from tying the MLB record of 27, which the Texas Rangers set in 2002.
|Eric Sogard, DH||DJ LeMahieu, 1B|
|Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 3B||Luke Voit, DH|
|Lourdes Gurriel Jr., LF||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Cavan Biggio, 2B||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Randal Grichuk, CF||Giancarlo Stanton, RF|
|Rowdy Tellez, 1B||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Freddy Galvis, SS||Gleyber Torres, 2B|
|Billy McKinney, RF||Gio Urshela, 3B|
|Luke Maile, C||Brett Gardner, LF|
Who is starting for the Blue Jays?
RHP Aaron Sanchez (3-9, 5.49 ERA), who has allowed at least four runs in each of his last four outings. ... Since June 2, Sanchez is 0-4 with an 11.09 ERA, having surrendered 24 runs (23 earned) and 28 hits in 18 2/3 innings. ... The 26-year-old Sanchez is 2-4 with a 3.24 ERA in 15 career appearances (five starts) against the Yankees. ... He last faced New York on April 19, 2018, when he allowed three runs and seven hits in six innings.
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP CC Sabathia (4-4, 4.14 ERA), who recorded his 250th career win in his most recent start last Wednesday when he threw six innings of one-run ball against the Tampa Bay Rays. ... In 35 career starts against Toronto, Sabathia is 18-12 with a 3.65 ERA. ... This year, Sabathia is 3-1 with a 2.18 ERA in six starts at Yankee Stadium, while he is 1-3 with a 6.30 ERA in six road starts.
The Yankees and Blue Jays face each other in the second game of a three-game series on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. Clayton Richard (0-3, 7.46 ERA) will pitch for Toronto.