Happ expected to start for the Yankees against the Athletics
New York; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
LINE: Yankees -136; over/under is 11 runs
BOTTOM LINE: New York and Oakland will face off on Sunday.
The Yankees are 50-21 on their home turf. New York has slugged .489, good for second in the American League. Gio Urshela leads the club with a .556 slugging percentage, including 50 extra-base hits and 18 home runs.
The Athletics are 35-31 on the road. The Oakland pitching staff has a team ERA of 4.04, Homer Bailey leads the staff with a mark of 4.96. The Yankees won the last meeting 4-3. Cory Gearrin recorded his first victory and Gary Sanchez went 2-for-3 with two home runs and two RBIs for New York. Lou Trivino took his sixth loss for Oakland.
TOP PERFORMERS: Sanchez leads the Yankees with 32 home runs and has 71 RBIs. Aaron Judge is 16-for-42 with three doubles, six home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 6-4, .254 batting average, 3.44 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs
Athletics: 6-4, .285 batting average, 4.40 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs
Yankees Injuries: Stephen Tarpley: (elbow), Luis Severino: (shoulder), Greg Bird: (foot), Edwin Encarnacion: (wrist), Thairo Estrada: (hamstring), Gio Urshela: (groin), Jacoby Ellsbury: (hip), Aaron Hicks: (elbow), Giancarlo Stanton: (knee), Jake Barrett: (elbow), Dellin Betances: (shoulder), Zack Britton: (calf), David Hale: (spine), Ben Heller: (elbow), Jonathan Holder: (shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: (elbow), CC Sabathia: (knee), Miguel Andujar: (labrum).