It’s dark times indeed right now. Not only is Aaron Judge dealing with a hip injury, but one of the players brought in to cover for Judge, Jake Bauers, hurt his knee before even taking a plate appearance with the Yankees. They’ll turn to Nestor Cortes to stop the losing streak today, and any day on which Cortes or Gerrit Cole goes simply feels crucial to win at this point.
On the site, we’ll continue to get you up to speed with happenings around the league, as Estevão reviews the first month over in the NL East, and Andrés covers the NL Central. Peter provides the day’s Rivalry Roundup, while Kevin puts an entry into our 1998 Yankees diary. Plus, Matt runs down the best Yankees minor league promotions coming up this year, and John runs through Yankees social media for the week.
New York Yankees at Texas Rangers
Time: 2:35 p.m. EST
TV: YES Network, Bally Sports Southwest, MLB Network (out-of-network)
Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 FM
Venue: Globe Life Field, Arlington, TX
1. If Aaron Judge has to go on the IL, what will the Yankees’ winning percentage be in the games played without him?
2. Do you think Jhony Brito can stick in the rotation once one of Luis Severino or Carlos Rodón returns?