The Yankees will look to win their series with the Braves in an Independence Day matchup 1:05 p.m. at Yankee Stadium.
Today marks the Yankees final home game before the All-Star break. ...The Yankees are 8-6 in interleague play this season. ...New York own the best record in their home ballpark at 32-13 on the season.
Aaron Hicks hit his 15th homer on Tuesday, which ties his single-season career high that he set last year. He has four homers in his last three games. ...Giancarlo Stanton's 20th homer on Tuesday made him the 11th player in MLB history to hit at least 20 home runs in their first nine Major League seasons.
|Ender Inciarte, CF||Brett Gardner, LF|
|Ozzie Albies, 2B||Aaron Judge, RF|
|Freddie Freeman, 1B||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Nick Markakis, RF||Giancarlo Stanton, DH|
|Kurt Suzuki, C||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Ronald Acuna Jr., DH||Gleyber Torres, 2B|
|Johan Camargo, 3B||Greg Bird, 1B|
|Charlie Culberson, LF||Kyle Higashioka, C|
|Dansby Swanson, SS||Neil Walker, 3B|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP CC Sabathia (3.02 ERA/4.06 FIP, 1.24 WHIP in 82.1 innings over 15 starts), who is looking to continue his recent hot starts. His latest came against the Red Sox where he tossed a solid game against New York's bitter rival.
Sabathia allowed just one run on six hits while striking out five and walking one over seven innings. Over his last three starts, Sabathia has allowed a combined five earned runs.
Who is starting for the Braves?
RHP Julio Teheran (4.21 ERA/5.12 FIP, 1.21 WHIP in 87.2 innings over 16 starts), who got the win in an impressive start against the Cardinals in his last outing.
Teheran didn't allow a run on just two hits while striking out four and walking two over six innings of work. The righty likes pitching on the road with a 3.27 ERA compared to a 5.15 ERA in Atlanta.