The Yankees have been bad. They're in last place, have a 16.2% chance of making the playoffs, and haven't scored more than four runs in a game since April 9th. Nothing is going their way, but today could go better than you might think because they are facing David Price. Despite being one of the best pitchers in the game, Price has historically struggled a bit against the Yankees, allowing a .702 OPS against. That might not sound like much, but it's the second-highest level for any team he's faced more than 10 times. It isn't much, but at this point you have to take what you can get.
Nathan Eovaldi takes the mound in his first start since taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning. While it's hard to ask him to do it again, if there's any start the Yankees need him to be lights out for, it's probably this one. Hopefully he doesn't disappoint. Another sweep would not be ideal.
|NEW YORK YANKEES||BOSTON RED SOX|
|Jacoby Ellsbury - CF||Mookie Betts - RF|
|Brett Gardner - LF||Dustin Pedroia - 2B|
|Alex Rodriguez - DH||Xander Bogaerts - SS|
|Mark Teixeira - 1B||David Ortiz - DH|
|Starlin Castro - 2B||Hanley Ramirez - 1B|
|Chase Headley - 3B||Travis Shaw - 3B|
|Aaron Hicks - RF||Brock Holt - LF|
|Ronnie Torreyes - SS||Christian Vazquez - C|
|Austin Romine - C||Jackie Bradley - CF|
|Nathan Eovaldi - RHP||David Price - LHP|