The Yankees go for a three-game sweep of the Orioles on Sunday at 1:05 p.m.
In an American League where many expected contenders are struggling (the Red Sox are 2-8, the Astros are 4-5), the Yankees' +6 run differential is the fourth-best. ... The Yanks enter the day 1.5 games behind the Rays for first place in the AL East.
|Brett Gardner, CF||Cedric Mullins, CF|
|Aaron Judge, RF||Dwight Smith Jr., LF|
|Luke Voit, 1B||Jonathan Villar, SS|
|Gary Sanchez, DH||Trey Mancini, RF|
|Gleyber Torres, SS||Rio Ruiz, 3B|
|DJ LeMahieu, 2B||Renato Nunez, DH|
|Clint Frazier, LF||Chris Davis, 1B|
|Gio Urshela, 3B||Jesus Sucre, C|
|Austin Romine, C||Hanser Alberto, 2B|
Who is starting for the Yankees?
RHP Domingo German, who allowed one run on one hit while walking five and striking out seven in 5.0 innings on April 1 against the Tigers in his first start of the season.
Who is starting for the Orioles?
RHP David Hess, who has allowed just one hit in 8.1 scoreless innings (one start, one relief appearance) this season, while walking three and striking out 10.
The Yankees open a three-game series against the Astros in Houston on Monday at 7 p.m.
RHP Masahiro Tanaka gets the start, opposed by RHP Justin Verlander.