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New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Kevin Gausman

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Can the Yankees win a second game in a row? Will the offense build on yesterday's performance? Will dogs learn how to talk?

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Yesterday, our week-ish long nightmare ended. The Yankees snapped their losing streak in a big way. The offense peeked it's head up, scoring seven runs. Meanwhile, CC Sabathia shut out the Orioles.

Today, the Yankees send Masahiro Tanaka to the mound, looking for a second straight win. The offense will have to deal with Kevin Gausman, who gets the start for Baltimore.

Brett Gardner is out of the lineup today after getting hit by a pitch. Chase Headley is also out of the starting lineup today. Go Yankees, go baseball.

Today's Lineups

NEW YORK YANKEES BALTIMORE ORIOLES
Jacoby Ellsbury - CF Manny Machado - SS
Starlin Castro - 2B Adam Jones - CF
Brian McCann - C Chris Davis - 1B
Mark Teixeira - 1B Mark Trumbo - RF
Carlos Beltran - DH Matt Wieters - C
Dustin Ackley - RF Hyun-soo Kim - LF
Aaron Hicks - LF Jonathan Schoop - 2B
Didi Gregorius - SS Pedro Alvarez - DH
Ronnie Torreyes - 3B Ryan Flaherty - 3B
Masahiro Tanaka - RHP Kevin Gausman - RHP

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