The Yankees look to extend their seven-game winning streak tonight as they face the Baltimore Orioles in the third game of a three-game set. They also have a chance to snag their 14th win in a row at Camden Yards.
James Paxton (4.61 ERA, 4.32 FIP) gets the ball for the Yankees. After a rough outing in Boston, the left-hander bounced back last week, giving up two runs on two hits in six innings of work, striking out six in the process. Look for him to continue to build on that success by continuing to mix in his curveball a little bit more to keep hitters off-balance, much like he did last week.
On the other side, All-Star rookie John Means (3.12 ERA, 4.46 FIP) will attempt to stop a Yankees offense that has treated Camden Yards like Yankee Stadium South this year. Means returns from a brief stint on the IL due to shoulder inflammation.
Here’s the lineup the Yankees will be sending out against Means:
Last one in Baltimore before flying North.— New York Yankees (@Yankees) August 7, 2019
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After being removed from the game last night due to his core injury flaring back up, Gleyber Torres is out of the lineup tonight. In a sentence I never thought I would say, Gio Urshela returns to the middle of the order, batting third and playing third.
On the other side of the field, here’s the lineup that Paxton will have to contend with tonight:
❤️ of the order.— Orioles on MASN (@masnOrioles) August 7, 2019
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First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 EDT. You can watch the game tonight on the YES Network, listen along on either WFAN 660/101.9 FM or WADO 1280, or stream the game on fubo.tv.
Let’s go Yankees!