The Yankees (85-50) and Tigers (54-81) continue their four-game series in the Bronx on Saturday afternoon at 4:05 p.m.
Yankees Game Notes
The Yankees are 2-3 on their seven-game homestand, have split the first two games of their four- game series vs. Detroit. ... Luis Severino recorded 10K on Friday vs. Detroit, his fifth double-digit strikeout game of the season and the 10th of his career. ... Miguel Andújar hit a tie-breaking solo HR in the sixth inning of Friday's win vs. Detroit.
|Mikie Mahtook, LF||Andrew McCutchen, RF|
|Jim Adduci, 1B||Giancarlo Stanton, DH|
|Nicholas Castellanos, RF||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Victor Martinez, DH||Miguel Andujar, 3B|
|Niko Goodrum, 3B||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Ronny Rodriguez, SS||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Grayson Greiner, C||Luke Voit, 1B|
|JaCoby Jones, CF||Neil Walker, 2B|
|Dawel Lugo, 2B||Brett Gardner, LF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Masahiro Tanaka (3.97 ERA/4.36 FIP, 1.13 WHIP in 127.0 innings), who gave up four runs on 10 hits in seven innings with seven strikeouts against the White Sox.
Tanaka went 0-3 with a 4.50 ERA in August.
Who is starting for the Tigers?
LHP Daniel Norris (5.87 ERA/5.30 FIP, 1.63 WHIP in 15.1 innings), who is making his first appearance in the big leagues since April, when he last 2.2 innings in a start, allowing three runs.
More Yankees notes
Gleyber Torres has reached safely multiple times in all five games on the homestand, batting .563/.650/.938 (9-for-16) with 2R, 2HR, 6RBI, 4BB and 1SB. ... Giancarlo Stanton has started in each of the Yankees' last 84 games. ... With a total attendance of 3,018,265 fans through 70 home dates in 2018, the Yankees have surpassed 3,000,000 for the Major League-record 20th consecutive seasons.