The Yankees (81-47) and Orioles (37-92) play game two of their doubleheader on Saturday at 7:05 p.m.
Today marks the Yankees' fourth doubleheader of the season, their highest total in a season since playing five in 2011. ... The Yankees are 3-1 on their six-game road trip after defeating Baltimore in their series opener on Friday and splitting a 2G series at Miami. ... Have reached 80 wins in their fewest games to start a season since also going 80-47 to begin the 2002 season. ... Own the Majors' best record when their starter tosses at least 6.0IP at 50-7 (.877).
|Brett Gardner, LF||Cedric Mullins, CF|
|Giancarlo Stanton, DH||Craig Gentry, RF|
|Miguel Andujar, 3B||Jonathan Villar, SS|
|Neil Walker, RF||Chris Davis, DH|
|Gleyber Torres, SS||Trey Mancini, 1B|
|Greg Bird, 1B||Renato Nunez, 3B|
|Luke Voit, 1B||John Andreoli, LF|
|Kyle Higashioka, C||Jace Peterson, 3B|
|Shane Robinson, RF||Caleb Joseph, C|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Sonny Gray (9-8, 5.34 ERA/4.34 FIP, 1.55 WHIP in 113.0 innings), who makes his return to the Yankees' rotation for the first time since August 1.
Gray is 3-1 in four starts against the Orioles this season, though his last was that fateful day on Aug. 1 when he allowed seven runs in 2.2 innings.
Who is starting for the Orioles?
RHP Andrew Cashner (4-11, 4.84 ERA/4.95 FIP, 1.50 WHIP in 134.0 innings), who gave up five runs in six innings in his last start.
Cashner has a bloated 7.48 ERA this month.
The Yankees and Orioles conclude their series on Sunday at 8:08 p.m.