In the series finale, the Yankees will face the Reds

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Cincinnati Reds (33-55, fifth in the NL Central) vs. New York Yankees (62-26, first in the AL East)

New York; Thursday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES:

Reds: Luis Castillo (3-4, 2.92 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 74 strikeouts); Yankees: Nestor Cortes (7-3, 2.74 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 95 strikeouts)

LINE: Yankees -201, Reds +168; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE:

The New York Yankees and Cincinnati Reds meet on Thursday with the three-game series tied 1-1.

New York is 35-10 at home and 62-26 overall. The Yankees have the second-ranked team ERA in the AL at 3.08.

Cincinnati has a 15-27 record on the road and a 33-55 record overall. Reds hitters are batting a collective .240, which ranks 10th in the NL.

The teams square off Thursday for the third time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS:

Aaron Judge has 14 doubles, 30 home runs and 65 RBI for the Yankees. Giancarlo Stanton is 7-for-36 with four home runs and five RBI over the last 10 games.

Tommy Pham has 10 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 36 RBI while hitting .245 for the Reds. Brandon Drury is 14-for-41 with three doubles, a triple and two home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES:

Yankees: 5-5, .272 batting average, 4.30 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs

INJURIES:

Luis Severino: day-to-day (right shoulder), Aaron Hicks: day-to-day (leg), Ron Marinaccio: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ben Rortvedt: 60-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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