Rookie Luis Severino will make his major-league debut and face RHP Steven Wright (4-4, 4.53 ERA) at 7:05 p.m. ET.
|1. Jacoby Ellsbury (L) CF||1. Brock Holt (L) 2B|
|2. Brett Gardner (L) LF||2. Xander Bogaerts (R) SS|
|3. Alex Rodriguez (R) DH||3. David Ortiz (L) DH|
|4. Mark Teixeira (S) 1B||4. Hanley Ramirez (R) LF|
|5. Carlos Beltran (S) RF||5. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B|
|6. Chase Headley (S) 3B||6. Mike Napoli (R) 1B|
|7.Didi Gregorius (L) SS||7. Alejandro De Aza (L) RF|
|8. Stephen Drew (L) 2B||8. Blake Swihart (S) C|
|9. John Ryan Murphy (R) C||9. Jackie Bradley (L) CF|
Severino Notes: This will be the rookie's first big-league start. With Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, he was 7-0 with a 1.91 ERA this season. He will be the third Yankees pitcher since 1965 to make his debut as a starter against the Red Sox. He will be the youngest pitcher to make a start in the majors this year.
Wright Notes: Wednesday marks Wright's eighth start of the season. For his career, opponents are hitting .250 against him. He is 1-1 with a 1.80 ERA against the Yankees, which includes one start. Wright gave up two runs on six hits in a win against the White Sox last time out.
Yankees Notes: Their 31-17 home record is third-best in the American League. New York's offense has scored 69 runs over the last seven games. Chase Headley brings in a 12-game hitting streak. The Yankees are 7-3 against the Red Sox this season, even after losing the first two games.
Red Sox Notes: The Sox have won three of their last five games, despite yesterday's 13-3 loss. Against the AL East this year, Boston is 19-29. They're now 30-30 at the current Yankee Stadium. Xander Bogaerts' 123 hits are tied for fifth in the AL. Travis Shaw is 6-for-8 over the last three games.