Yankees go for series sweep against Angels
New York Yankees (13-10, second in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Angels (9-15, fifth in the AL West)
Anaheim, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: CC Sabathia (1-0, .00 ERA, .80 WHIP, 8 strikeouts) Angels: Felix Pena (1-1, 4.15 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 14 strikeouts)
BOTTOM LINE: New York will sweep the series over Los Angeles with a win.
The Angels are 7-6 in home games. Los Angeles’s lineup has 28 home runs this season, Mike Trout leads them with six homers.
The Yankees are 5-3 on the road. New York has hit 41 home runs this season, fourth in the MLB. Luke Voit leads them with seven, averaging one every 12.1 at-bats.
TOP PERFORMERS: Tommy La Stella leads the Angels with six home runs and is batting .242. Andrelton Simmons is 14-for-46 with seven doubles and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
Voit leads the Yankees with seven home runs and has 18 RBIs. Gary Sanchez is 10-for-37 with a double, six home runs and 11 RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 2-8, .265 batting average, 6.16 ERA, outscored by 15 runs
Yankees: 8-2, .243 batting average, 2.81 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs
Angels Injuries: Nick Tropeano: 10-day IL (shoulder), Tyler Skaggs: 10-day IL (ankle), JC Ramirez: 60-day IL (elbow), Keynan Middleton: 60-day IL (elbow), Andrew Heaney: 10-day IL (elbow), Justin Upton: 60-day IL (toe), Michael Hermosillo: 10-day IL (groin), Zack Cozart: day-to-day (head/neck), Shohei Ohtani: 10-day IL (elbow).
Yankees Injuries: Luis Severino: 10-day IL (shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: 60-day IL (elbow), Ben Heller: 60-day IL (elbow), Dellin Betances: 10-day IL (shoulder), Aaron Judge: 10-day IL (oblique), Aaron Hicks: 10-day IL (back), Clint Frazier: day-to-day (ankle), Jacoby Ellsbury: 60-day IL (hip), Troy Tulowitzki: 10-day IL (calf), Didi Gregorius: 60-day IL (elbow), Greg Bird: 10-day IL (foot), Miguel Andujar: 10-day IL (shoulder), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-day IL (bicep), Gary Sanchez: 10-day IL (calf).