The Yankees (41-27, tied atop AL East) try to bounce back in Chicago against the White Sox (34-34, 12.0 GB in AL Central) on Saturday at 7:10 p.m.
There will be a lot of pressure on the Yankees' bullpen Saturday with Chad Green starting as an "opener." The Yanks gave up 10 runs on Friday and have lost the first two games of this four-game set. ... Cameron Maybin comes back into the lineup with Gio Urshela going to the bench. DJ LeMahieu slides back to third. ... Over his last five games, Luke Voit is 6-for-18 with two homers, a double, five walks and six RBI.
|DJ LeMahieu, 3B||Leury García, CF|
|Luke Voit, 1B||Tim Anderson, SS|
|Aaron Hicks, CF||José Abreu, 1B|
|Gary Sánchez, C||James McCann, DH|
|Didi Gregorius, SS||Eloy Jiménez, LF|
|Gleyber Torres, 2B||Wellington Castillo, C|
|Clint Frazier, DH||José Rondón, 3B|
|Cameron Maybin, RF||Yolmer Sánchez, 2B|
|Brett Gardner, LF||Ryan Cordell, RF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Chad Green (1-2, 8.27 ERA), who will get the call as an "opener" once again as this shapes up to be a bullpen game for the Yanks. Green drew the start in his last appearance on June 9, allowing two baserunners with three strikeouts in two innings.
Who is starting for the White Sox?
RHP Reynaldo López (4-6, 6.21 ERA), who has struggled mightily this season, allowing 18 home runs in 75.2 innings with a 1.60 WHIP. However, his last start was arguably his best of the season as he struck out eight and allowed one run in six innings against the Royals.
The Yankees finish their four-game set in Chicago Sunday at 2:10 p.m. LHP James Paxton (3-3, 4.04 ERA) is the Yankees' scheduled starter, while the White Sox are set to send RHP Odrisamer Despaigne (0-1, 4.50) to the hill.