The New York Yankees take on the Minnesota Twins in the American League Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday at 8:09 p.m.
|Brian Dozier, 2B||Brett Gardner, LF|
|Joe Mauer, 1B||Aaron Judge, RF|
|Jorge Polanco, SS||Gary Sanchez, C|
|Eddie Rosario, LF||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Eduardo Escobar, 3B||Starlin Castro, 2B|
|Max Kepler, RF||Greg Bird, 1B|
|Byron Buxton, CF||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Jason Castro, C||Jacoby Ellsbury, DH|
|Robbie Grossman, DH||Todd Frazier, 3B|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Luis Severino (14-6, 2.98 ERA) who is starting in his first playoff game of his career. He posted his best numbers as a Yankee this season while totaling 230 strikouts to 51 walks.
His last outing against the Twins came on Sept. 20 where he allowed three runs on five hits while striking out three and walking one in three innings.
Who is starting for the Blue Jays?
RHP Ervin Santana (16-8, 3.28 ERA) who has thrown five complete games and three shutouts this season. It will be Santana's ninth playoff appearance (third start) in his career.
His latest outing against the Yankees came on Sept. 18 where he took the loss allowing two runs on seven hits while striking out three and walking one in 5 2/3 innings.