Yankees Enter Last Game of Their Series Against Blue Jays with 3-game Losing Streak

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New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays: Nestor Cortes vs. Alek Manoah

The New York Yankees hope to end their three-game losing streak when they play the Toronto Blue Jays.

The last game starts at 1:35 PM ET on Sunday. Nestor Cortes will start for New York, while Alek Manoah will start for Toronto.

New York has a home record of 42-20 and an overall record of 73-48. At .241, the Yankees’ team batting average is the eighth best in the AL.

Sunday’s game is the 16th time this season that these two teams will play each other. The Yankees are ahead 8-7 in the season series.

Nestor Cortes will be making his 23rd start of the season for the Yankees when he tries for his 10th win. He has struck out 128 batters in 125 innings and has an earned run average of 2.74.

His last game was on Tuesday against the Tampa Bay Rays. The left-handed pitcher went 7 2/3 innings and gave up four hits and three earned runs.

Aaron Judge has a .393 on-base percentage and a .657 slugging percentage, both of which are the best for the Yankees as a team. He is at bat .295, with 46 home runs, 20 doubles, and 69 walks.

Judge’s batting average is the 19th best among qualified batters in baseball. His on-base percentage is the sixth best, and he has the most slugging hits in the league.

Andrew Benintendi is 12th on the Yankees with a batting average of .298 and 20 doubles, 3 triples, and 3 home runs. In the last 10 games, Jose Trevino has hit 9-for-28.

INJURIES: Clay Holmes, Matt Carpenter, Harrison Bader, Luis Severino, Miguel Castro, Giancarlo Stanton, Michael King, Chad Green, Stephen Ridings, and Zack Britton.

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