The Yankees (72-43) continue their four-game series with the Rangers (52-66) at Yankee Stadium on Saturday afternoon at 1:05 p.m.
The Yankees had their four-game winning streak snapped with a 12-7 loss to Texas on Friday at Yankee Stadium. ... Austin Romine tied a career-high with three hits. ... Masahiro Tanaka snapped his 14-start unbeaten streak.
|Shin-Soo Choo, RF||Brett Gardner, LF|
|Rougned Odor, 2B||Giancarlo Stanton, DH|
|Elvis Andrus, SS||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Adrian Beltre, DH||Miguel Andujar, 3B|
|Jurickson Profar, 3B||Greg Bird, 1B|
|Joey Gallo, LF||Gleyber Torres, 2B|
|Robinson Chirinos, C||Neil Walker, RF|
|Ronald Guzman, 1B||Kyle Higashioka, C|
|Carlos Tocci, CF||Shane Robinson, CF|
Who is starting for the Yankees...
RHP Lance Lynn (4.58 ERA/4.34 FIP, 1.54 WHIP, 114 innings), who threw 7.1 scoreless innings against the White Sox in his first start with the Yankees.
Since being acquired by the team, Lynn has pitched 11.2 innings and hasn't allowed a run. His ERA has been lowered from 5.10 to 4.58 since putting on the pinstripes.
Who is starting for the Rangers?
RHP Drew Hutchinson (6.29 ERA, 1.77 WHIP, 24.1 innings), who will make his second appearance for the Rangers since being acquired. In his first start, he gave up six runs in three innings.
Hutchinson had been used out of the bullpen wih the Phillies this season. He made his last appearance for Philadelphia in May and his first with Texas in August.
More Yankees notes...
The Yankees are 39-17 (.696) at Yankee Stadium in 2018, the second-best home record in the Majors. ... Through 56 home gates, the Yankees lead the AL in total home attendance (2,428,999) and average attendance per home gate (43,375). ... Yankees batters have hit multiple HRs in each of their last 5G (13HR), tied for their longest streak in 2018.
The Yankees and Rangers conclude their series on Sunday (Sabatha vs. Perez).