The Yankees (28-17, 0.5 GA in AL East) begin a four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles (15-31, 13.5 GB) on Monday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Gleyber Torres is hitting .400/.455/.800 with three home runs and five RBIs over his last eight games. ... Yankees relievers have a 3.28 ERA in the month of May, which ranks 11th in the majors. ... Since April 26, Gio Urshela is slashing .397/.435/.534 with one home run and 11 RBIs.
|DJ LeMahieu, 2B||Hanser Alberto, 2B|
|Aaron Hicks, CF||Dwight Smith Jr., LF|
|Luke Voit, 1B||Trey Mancini, 1B|
|Gary Sanchez, C||Renato Nunez, DH|
|Kendrys Morales, DH||Pedro Severino, C|
|Gleyber Torres, SS||Stevie Wilkerson, CF|
|Gio Urshela, 3B||Joey Rickard, RF|
|Brett Gardner, LF||Rio Ruiz, 3B|
|Cameron Maybin, RF||Richie Martin, SS|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP J.A. Happ (3-3, 4.44 ERA), who allowed three runs and five hits in 5 1/3 innings when he faced the Orioles in Game 1 of a doubleheader last Wednesday. ... The 36-year-old Happ is 3-1 with a 2.74 ERA in his last four starts, holding opponents to a .214 batting average. ... In nine career starts at Camden Yards, Happ is 3-2 with a 3.62 ERA.
Who is starting for the Orioles?
RHP Andrew Cashner (4-2, 4.10 ERA), who allowed two runs and four hits over six innings when he faced the Yankees last Wednesday. ... Cashner, 32, is 2-0 with a 2.45 ERA in three home starts this year, but is 2-2 with a 5.10 ERA in six starts on the road. ... In three starts in May, Cashner is 0-1 with a 3.94 ERA, having surrendered eight runs (seven earned) and 14 hits in 16 innings.
Domingo German (8-1, 2.50 ERA) faces David Hess (1-5, 5.58 ERA) in the second game of the four-game series on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m.