The Yankees Face the Royals in the Third Game of The Series, Yankees Lead 2-0

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On Saturday, the New York Yankees (68-33) take on the Kansas City Royals (39-61). The Yankees have won the first two games of the series, including an 11-5 win on Friday.

PITCHING PROBABILITY: Nestor Cortes for the Yankees (8-3, 2.48 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 106 strikeouts)

The Kansas City Royals will look to snap a five-game losing streak on the road against the New York Yankees.

New York has a record of 68-33 overall and 39-12 at home. At 3.16, the Yankees have the third-lowest team ERA in MLB.

Kansas City is 39-61 overall and 17-31 on the road. The Royals have the ninth-best on-base percentage in the American League (.308).

The teams will meet for the sixth time this season on Saturday. The Yankees lead the season series 5-0.

TOP PERFORMERS: For the Yankees, Aaron Judge has 41 home runs, 49 walks, and 89 RBI while hitting.297. Over the last ten games, DJ LeMahieu is 11-for-33 with two doubles, a home run, and four RBI.

INJURIES: Giancarlo Stanton (achilles), Michael King (elbow), Miguel Castro (shoulder), Luis Severino (lat), Chad Green (elbow), Ben Rortvedt (oblique), Stephen Ridings (shoulder), Zack Britton (elbow) (elbow)

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