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New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins: Sonny Gray vs. Tyler Duffey

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Can the Yankees pick up where they left off last night?

Sonny Gray pitches for the New York Yankees pitches in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles during game two of a doubleheader at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 25, 2018 during Players Weekend. Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images

It took a while, but the Yankees’ offense went off last night in a 7-2 win over the Twins. Tonight, they look to follow that up in game two in Minnesota.

Sonny Gray has been moved back into the rotation for tonight’s game. He has now allowed just two runs in his last 15.2 innings, most recently allowing one in four innings against the Tigers.

His last start was also good, throwing 6.1 shutout innings against the Orioles on August 25th. If we’ve learned anything this season, it’s not to trust that Gray has turned things around. However, hopefully his recent success will continue tonight.

Elsewhere in the lineup, Gary Sanchez stays in the lineup after his mammoth home run yesterday, but he moves to DH as Austin Romine gets the start behind the plate.

Tyler Duffey is nominally the starter for Minnesota, but he will be “the opener” for a bullpen game. A pair of old friends in Jake Cave and Tyler Austin are both in the middle of the Twins’ lineup.

Tonight’s game can be seen on YES, and heard on WFAN and WADO. First pitch will be at 8:10 ET.