The Yankees are beginning an 11-game road trip with a three-game series against the Blue Jays beginning on Friday night at 7:07 p.m.
The Yankees are 20-14 against teams within their division and 20-11 in their last 31 games on the road. Giancarlo Stanton is the first Yankee since Mark Teixeira in 2009 to hit 20 home runs before the All-Star break in his first season with the team... Kyle Higashioka joined Alfonso Soriano as the only other Yankee to hit home runs for his first three Major League hits.
|Curtis Granderson, DH||Brett Gardner, LF|
|Teoscar Hernandez, LF||Aaron Judge, RF|
|Yangervis Solarte, 3B||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Justin Smoak, 1B||Giancarlo Stanton, DH|
|Kevin Pillar, CF||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Russell Martin, C||Miguel Andujar, 3B|
|Randal Grichuk, RF||Greg Bird, 1B|
|Aledmys Diaz, SS||Austin Romine, C|
|Devon Travis, 2B||Neil Walker, 2B|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Sonny Gray (5.44 ERA/4.40 FIP, 1.512 WHIP in 82.2 innings this season), who has allowed 10 runs combined in his last two starts and has allowed at least four runs in three of his last four outings. However, his best outing of the year came against the Blue Jays on June 6, when he allowed just two hits in eight scoreless innings.
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Who is starting for the Blue Jays?
RHP Sam Gaviglio (3.97 ERA/4.41 FIP, 1.196 WHIP in 10 games, including 8 starts) who has allowed three earned runs in back-to-back outings. He tied a season-high by pitching seven innings against the Tigers on June 30.