New York puts win streak on the line against Baltimore
Baltimore; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New York enters the game as winners of their last five games.
The Orioles are 18-32 against the rest of their division. The Baltimore pitching staff averages 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings, .
The Yankees are 39-14 against opponents from the AL East. New York has slugged .474, good for third in the American League. DJ LeMahieu leads the club with a .534 slugging percentage, including 43 extra-base hits and 17 home runs.
LeMahieu leads the Yankees with 43 extra base hits and is batting .337. Austin Romine is 6-for-15 with a double, two home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 6-4, .257 batting average, 5.66 ERA, outscored by five runs
Yankees: 6-4, .279 batting average, 6.83 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Yankees Injuries: Luis Severino: 60-day IL (shoulder), CC Sabathia: 10-day IL (knee), Jordan Montgomery: 60-day IL (elbow), Jonathan Loaisiga: 60-day IL (shoulder), Ben Heller: 60-day IL (elbow), David Hale: 10-day IL (spine), Dellin Betances: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jake Barrett: 60-day IL (elbow), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-day IL (knee), Aaron Hicks: 10-day IL (elbow), Jacoby Ellsbury: 60-day IL (hip), Luke Voit: 10-day IL (hernia), Edwin Encarnacion: 10-day IL (wrist), Greg Bird: 60-day IL (foot), Miguel Andujar: 60-day IL (labrum), Gary Sanchez: 10-day IL (groin).