Yankees ride 6-game win streak into matchup with Orioles
Baltimore; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Yankees favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 10 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: New York enters the game as winners of their last six games.
The Orioles are 18-33 against AL East opponents. The Baltimore offense has compiled a .244 batting average as a team this season, Hanser Alberto leads the team with a mark of .317.
The Yankees are 40-14 against AL East Division opponents. The New York offense has compiled a .270 batting average as a team this season, good for third in the American League. DJ LeMahieu leads the team with an average of .335. The Yankees won the last meeting 9-6. Adam Ottavino recorded his fifth victory and Mike Tauchman went 3-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs for New York. Paul Fry took his fourth loss for Baltimore.
TOP PERFORMERS: Trey Mancini leads the Orioles with 53 extra base hits and is batting .279. Jonathan Villar is 17-for-40 with three doubles, a triple, three home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.
LeMahieu leads the Yankees with 75 RBIs and is batting .335. Gio Urshela is 13-for-26 with five doubles, two home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 5-5, .262 batting average, 6.11 ERA, outscored by 10 runs
Yankees: 6-4, .272 batting average, 6.72 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Yankees Injuries: Luis Severino: 60-day IL (shoulder), Aaron Hicks: 10-day IL (elbow), Miguel Andujar: 60-day IL (labrum), Greg Bird: 60-day IL (foot), Edwin Encarnacion: 10-day IL (wrist), Gio Urshela: day-to-day (soreness), Luke Voit: 10-day IL (hernia), Jacoby Ellsbury: 60-day IL (hip), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-day IL (knee), CC Sabathia: 10-day IL (knee), Jake Barrett: 60-day IL (elbow), Dellin Betances: 60-day IL (shoulder), David Hale: 10-day IL (spine), Ben Heller: 60-day IL (elbow), Jonathan Loaisiga: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: 60-day IL (elbow), Gary Sanchez: 10-day IL (groin).