The Yankees (48-27, 4.5 GA in AL East) continue their four-game set with the Astros (48-29, 7.5 GA in AL West) on Saturday night at Yankee Stadium at 7:15 p.m.
With one home run on Sunday, the Yankees would tie their longest home run streak in franchise history, dating back to 1941. ... The Yankees are averaging over seven runs per game during their current seven-game winning streak. ... The Bombers are a Major League-best 29-3 in games that they hit at least two home runs.
|Jose Altuve, 2B||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
|Alex Bregman, SS||Aaron Judge, RF|
|Michael Brantley, LF||Luke Voit, 1B|
|Yordan Alvarez, DH||Giancarlo Stanton, LF|
|Yuli Gurriel, 3B||Edwin Encarnacion, DH|
|Josh Reddick, RF||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Tyler White, 1B||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Max Stassi, C||Gio Urshela, 3B|
|Jake Marisnick, CF||Austin Romine, C|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Masahiro Tanaka (5-5, 3.23 ERA), who is coming off his best start of the season, a two-hit shutout against the Rays. ... Tanaka has won each of his last two outings, combining for 15.2 innings and just four earned runs allowed. He's stuck out 17 batters during that span. ... Tanaka went six innings against the Astros in April, allowing just one run in a game the Yankees lost 4-3.
Who is starting for the Astros?
LHP Wade Miley (6-4, 3.30 ERA), who has allowed three runs or fewer in 14 of his 15 starts this season. ... He went just 4.1 innings in his last outing against the Reds, allowing three runs while walking four hitters.
The Yankees and Astros finish their four-game set at Yankee Stadium on Sunday at 2:05 p.m. J.A Happ (7-3, 4.59 ERA) goes against Justin Verlander (9-3, 2.59 ERA).