The Yanks hit the road for a big series against the first-place Rays with the three-game set starting Friday at 7:10 p.m.
New York enters the series trailing the Rays by 1.5 games in the AL East. ... Gio Urshela returns to the lineup after not starting Thursday because of a knee issue. He still found a way to make a huge impact, driving in two runs as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning of the Yankees' 3-1 win. Urshela starts at third while Miguel Andújar serves as the DH. ... Luke Voit is back at first base after getting a day off on Thursday. ... The Yankees have won six of their last seven series.
|DJ LeMahieu, 2B||Austin Meadows, RF|
|Luke Voit, 1B||Tommy Pham, LF|
|Gary Sánchez, C||Ji-Man Choi, 1B|
|Clint Frazier, RF||Yandy Díaz, 3B|
|Gleyber Torres, SS||Brandon Lowe, 2B|
|Miguel Andújar, DH||Avisaíl García, DH|
|Gio Urshela, 3B||Kevin Kiermaier, CF|
|Cameron Maybin, LF||Willy Adames, SS|
|Brett Gardner, CF||Nick Ciuffo, C|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Domingo Germán (6-1, 2.35 ERA,) who's been terrific for a Yankees team needing the most of its depth starters with Luis Severino and James Paxton injured. Germán earned his sixth win in his last outing, allowing one run in 6.2 innings while throwing a season-high 108 pitches.
Who is starting for the Rays?
RHP Tyler Glasnow (6-0, 1.47 ERA,) who is having a breakout season. He hasn't allowed more than two runs in any of his seven starts, and he has 46 strikeouts against seven walks. He pitched seven shutout innings at Baltimore in his last start, allowing just three hits.
The Yankees continue their three-game set against the Rays on Saturday at 6:10 p.m. LHP CC Sabathia is set to start for the Yanks, while Tampa Bay's starter is TBD.