The Yankees (74-39, 9.5 GA in AL East) take on the Baltimore Orioles (38-75, 36.0 GB in AL East ) on Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. at Camden Yards.
The Yankees have now won seven straight games, with the last six coming against AL East foes. ... The Yankees have hit 47 home runs against the Orioles this season, just one shy of the all-time Major League record for most homers by one team against a single opponent (1956 Yankees vs. Kansas City A's).
|DJ LeMahieu, 1B||Hanser Alberto, LF|
|Aaron Judge, DH||Trey Mancini, RF|
|Gio Urshela, 3B||Anthony Santander, DH|
|Didi Gregorius, SS||Renato Nunez, 3B|
|Cameron Maybin, RF||Jonathan Villar, 2B|
|Brett Gardner, CF||Pedro Severino, C|
|Kyle Higashioka, C||Stevie Wilkerson, CF|
|Mike Tauchman, LF||Chris Davis, 1B|
|Breyvic Valera, 2B||Richie Martin, SS|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP James Paxton (6-6, 4.61 ERA), who is coming off of a strong performance against the Red Sox in his last start, going six innings while allowing just two earned. ... Paxton struggled in his two previous starts before that outing against Boston, allowing 14 runs (11 earned) over just 7.1 innings. ... Paxton faced the Orioles in each of his first two starts this season, going 1-1 with a 4.09 ERA over 11 innings pitched.
Who is starting for the Orioles?
LHP John Means (8-6, 3.12 ERA), who is coming off of a short start his last time out, going just 3.1 innings while allowing three earned runs on 95 pitches against the Diamondbacks. ... Means made his first three appearances against the Yankees as a reliever before being moved into the team's rotation. He's allowed just one earned in 5.2 innings this season against the Bombers.
The Yankees will head next to Toronto for a four-game series with the Blue Jays. Domingo German (14-2, 3.98 ERA) will face off with Thomas Pannone (2-4, 5.98 ERA) on Thursday at 7:07 p.m.