The Yankees (76-41, 8.5 GA in AL East) look to even the series against the Blue Jays (49-71) on Sunday at 1:07 p.m. at Rogers Centre.
The Yanks suffered another loss to Toronto on Saturday, 5-4, on the road. ...Gleyber Torres returns to the lineup after avoiding the IL with his core pain. He did a full workout on the Rogers Centre field before yesterday's game and Aaron Boone noted him being back today. ...In his first game back from the IL, Gary Sanchez launched a solo homer to put the Yanks up early.
|DJ LeMahieu, 2B||Bo Bichette, SS|
|Aaron Judge, RF||Cavan Biggio, DH|
|Gary Sanchez, DH||Freddy Galvis, 2B|
|Gio Urshela, 3B||Randal Grichuk, RF|
|Brett Gardner, CF||Justin Smoak, 1B|
|Gleyber Torres, SS||Teoscar Hernandez, CF|
|Mike Ford, 1B||Derek Fisher, LF|
|Austine Romine, C||Brandon Drury, 3B|
|Mike Tauchman, LF||Reese McGuire, C|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Masahiro Tanaka (4.93 ERA/1.32 WHIP), who is looking to reverse his last start against the Orioles, where he allowed 10 hits and five earned over 5.1 innings. Tanaka imploded in that sixth inning to let the Orioles back in the game.
The veteran starter is trying to find his groove back on the rubber, as he's been inconsistent of late.
Who is starting for the Blue Jays?
RHP Trent Thornton (5.55 ERA/1.53 WHIP), who allowed six runs on eight hits (three homers) over 3.2 innings in his last start against the Rays. Thornton has allowed 16 runs in his past four starts.
After finishing up this series, the Yankees head back home to face the Orioles for a four-game series, beginning with a doubleheader on Monday.