The Yankees will resume their four game set with the Twins today in Minnesota. After a four game losing streak dropped them to 31-34, New York has a chance to win their third straight and return to .500.
Michael Pineda will take the hill for the Yankees. Pineda's troubles have been no secret, but he has slowly been turning his season around recently. He has a 2.89 ERA in has past three starts, striking out 20 batters while walking just four. Ricky Nolasco will start opposite Pineda. Nolasco has posted impressive peripheral numbers this year, in the form of a 3.47 FIP, but has under-performed them to the tune of a 5.12 ERA. This is standard fare for Nolasco, who owns a career 4.57 ERA despite a career 3.79 FIP.
The game will begin at 2:10 EST and can be seen on the YES Network and MLB Network.
|NEW YORK YANKEES||MINNESOTA TWINS|
|Jacoby Ellsbury - CF||Eduardo Nunez - 3B|
|Brett Gardner - LF||Danny Santana - LF|
|Carlos Beltran - RF||Joe Mauer - 1B|
|Alex Rodriguez - DH||Brian Dozier - 2B|
|Brian McCann - C||Max Kepler - RF|
|Chase Headley - 3B||Byung-ho Park - DH|
|Didi Gregorius - SS||Eduardo Escobar - SS|
|Rob Refsnyder - 2B||Juan Centeno - C|
|Ike Davis - 1B||Byron Buxton - CF|
|Michael Pineda - RHP||Ricky Nolasco - RHP|