The Yankees kick off a four-game series with the Rangers at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night at 7:05 p.m.
The Yankees begin a season-long 11-game homestand starting tonight against the Rangers. ... Luis Severino snapped a three-start losing streak on Wednesday to earn his career-high 15th win, tied for the Major League league lead. ... The Yankees are 38-16 (.704) at Yankee Stadium in 2018, the second-best home record in the Majors.
|Shin-Soo Choo, CF||Brett Gardner, LF|
|Rougned Odor, 2B||Giancarlo Stanton, DH|
|Elvis Andrus, SS||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Adrian Beltre, 3B||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Jurickson Profar, 3B||Greg Bird, 1B|
|Joey Gallo, RF||Miguel Andujar, 3B|
|Robinson Chirinos, C||Neil Walker, 2B|
|Willie Calhoun, LF||Austin Romine, C|
|Carlos Tocci, CF||Shane Robinson, RF|
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Giancarlo Stanton hit his sixth career grand slam at Chicago on Wednesday. ... Aaron Hicks is batting .302/.456/.558 (13-for-43) with 11R, 2 doubles, 3HR, 7RBI and 13BB over his last 13 games. ... J.A. Happ returns from the DL to face the Rangers. In his last start, Happ allowed one run on three hits in six innings against the Royals on July 29.