The Yankees (41-24, 0.5 game lead in AL East) take on the Mets (32-34, 5.5 GB in NL East) for Game 2 of the Subway Series doubleheader on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m.
The Yankees won the opener of the doubleheader, 12-5, behind the bats of Luke Voit and Gio Urshela. ... Voit went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run and now has 16 on the season. Urshela, went 3-for-4 with four RBI and a two-run home run, his fifth of the season. ... Gary Sanchez also continued his hot-hitting, blasting his team-leading 20th home run and driving in three on the day.
|Jeff McNeil, 2B||DJ LeMahieu, 3B|
|J.D. Davis, LF||Luke Voit, 1B|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||Gary Sanchez, DH|
|Todd Frazier, DH||Gleyber Torres, SS|
|Michael Conforto, RF||Clint Frazier, RF|
|Wilson Ramos, C||Gio Urshela, 3B|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Cameron Maybin, LF|
|Adeiny Hecchavaria, 3B||Austin Romine, C|
|Carlos Gomez, CF||Brett Gardner, CF|
Who is starting for the Mets?
LHP Jason Vargas (2-3, 3.57 ERA), who is coming off his best start of the season, a complete-game shutout against the San Francisco Giants in which he struck out eight and allowed just five hits and a walk. Vargas has gone seven straight starts allowing no more than three runs and has allowed one or fewer in six of those starts.
Who is starting for the Yankees?
LHP James Paxton (3-2, 3.11 ERA), who struggled his last time out, allowing four runs -- three earned -- on four hits and three walks while striking out four in just 4.2 innings of work agianst the Blue Jays.
The Yankees head to Chicago to face the White Sox on Thursday at 8:10 p.m.