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New York Yankees vs. Detroit Tigers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Justin Verlander

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It's (Tanaka) time for a sixth straight win

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Looking for their sixth straight win to get two games over .500, the Yankees will send out their ace in Masahiro Tanaka on Saturday. Tanaka, who has a 2.76 ERA on the season, will face Justin Verlander. The ace has a pedestrian 3.97 ERA on the season, but that mark is inflated because of a rough April. The righty's velocity has been up over the past month and he's been pitching like the Verlander of old, making for a tough matchup for the Yankees. The game will begin at 7:15, and you can watch it on FOX.

Today's Lineups

DETROIT TIGERS NEW YORK YANKEES
Ian Kinsler - 2B Jacoby Ellsbury - CF
Cameron Maybin - CF Brett Gardner - LF
Miguel Cabrera - 1B Carlos Beltran - RF
Victor Martinez - DH Alex Rodriguez - DH
J.D. Martinez - RF Brian McCann - C
Nick Castellanos - 3B Starlin Castro - 2B
Justin Upton - LF Didi Gregorius - SS
James McCann - C Chase Headley - 3B
Jose Iglesias - SS Rob Refsnyder - 1B
Justin Verlander - RHP Masahiro Tanaka - RHP