The Yankees (34-18, 2.0 GA in AL East) take on the Padres (28-25, 7 GB in AL Central) as the open a three-game series against San Diego at Yankee Stadium on Monday at 1:05 p.m.
The Yankees' seven-game winning streak was snapped on Sunday as they fell to the Royals in extra-innings despite a ninth-inning rally to tie the game. ... DJ LeMahieu enters Monday with seven hits in his last three games and is hitting .333 with two home runs in that span. ... Clint Frazier has a four-game hitting streak, including a three-hit day on Sunday, in which he is 6-for-14 with a home run and four RBI.
|Greg Garcia, 3B||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
|Franmil Reyes, RF||Luke Voit, 1B|
|Manny Machado, SS||Aaron Hicks, CF|
|Eric Hosmer, 1B||Gary Sanchez, DH|
|Hunter Renfroe, LF||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Wil Myers, CF||Clint Frazier, RF|
|Josh Naylor, DH||Gio Urshela, 3B|
|Ian Kinsler, 2B||Austin Romine, C|
|Austin Hedges, C||Brett Gardner, LF|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Chad Green (0-2, 12.15 ERA), who will make his third start of the season and second in last three games as the Yankees' opener. Green, who was optioned to Triple-A earlier this season to overcome some struggles, has allowed three runs in two starts over 2.2 innings as an opener this season, all of which have come since May 19.
Who is starting for the Padres?
LHP Matt Strahm (2-3, 3.06 ERA), who has allowed two or fewer runs in his last eight starts after being roughed up in his first start of the season. ... Strahm has pitched into the sixth inning five times this season, including his last start when he allowed two runs on four hits while striking out two over six to earn the win.
The Yankees host the Padres again on Tuesday when RHP Masahiro Tanaka takes the mound for the Bombers opposite LHP Eric Lauer for the Padres at 6:35 p.m.