The Yankees look to push back the Red Sox celebration as long as they can, as they look to take the first two of three from Boston on Wednesday.
, who left his last outing after just 83 pitches with two outs in the sixth inning, looks to get over a significant bump in his season. He’s given up a 6.43 ERA in 11 starts since July 12.
His counterpart is frequent Yankee opponent David Price
. Price has a 1.56 ERA and five wins in nine starts since the All-Star break. But, he’s 0-5 with a 10.44 ERA in five Yankee Stadium starts since joining the Red Sox. One of these streaks will have to give, and the Yankees are hoping for the latter.
- Austin Romine was unavailable off the bench because of a sore neck. He reported feeling better today, and will be available off the bench.
- Aroldis Chapman has been activated from the disabled list after missing 28 days with tendinitis in his left knee.
Red Sox Lineup:
- Mookie Betts – DH
- Andrew Benintendi – LF
- J.D. Martinez – RF
- Xander Bogaerts – SS
- Mitch Moreland – 1B
- Ian Kinsler – 2B
- Eduardo Núñez – 3B
- Sandy León – C
- Jackie Bradley Jr. – CF