Boyd scheduled to start for Detroit against New York
New York Yankees (95-51, first in the AL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (43-100, fifth in the AL Central)
Detroit; Wednesday, 6 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: CC Sabathia (5-8, 4.93 ERA) Tigers: Matthew Boyd (8-10, 4.57 ERA)
LINE: Yankees -200; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: DJ LeMahieu and the Yankees will take on the Tigers Wednesday.
The Tigers are 19-50 in home games. Detroit has a team on-base percentage of .293, last in the American League. Miguel Cabrera leads the team with a mark of .347.
The Yankees have gone 42-29 away from home. The New York offense has compiled a .270 batting average as a team this season, good for fourth in the American League. Gio Urshela leads the team with an average of .331. The Tigers won the last meeting 12-11. Joe Jimenez earned his fourth victory and Christin Stewart went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for Detroit. Chance Adams took his first loss for New York.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brandon Dixon leads the Tigers with 15 home runs and is slugging .446. Stewart is 8-for-26 with a double, three home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Detroit.
DJ LeMahieu leads the Yankees with 175 hits and is batting .326. Gleyber Torres is 13-for-37 with four doubles, five home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 3-7, .266 batting average, 6.32 ERA, outscored by 18 runs
Yankees: 7-3, .264 batting average, 3.67 ERA, outscored opponents by 16 runs
Tigers Injuries: Tyson Ross: (nerve), Matt Moore: (knee), Blaine Hardy: (elbow), Michael Fulmer: (elbow), JaCoby Jones: (wrist), Niko Goodrum: (groin).
Yankees Injuries: Stephen Tarpley: (elbow), Luis Severino: (shoulder), CC Sabathia: (knee), Jordan Montgomery: (elbow), Tommy Kahnle: (wrist), Jonathan Holder: (shoulder), David Hale: (spine), Dellin Betances: (shoulder), Jake Barrett: (elbow), Mike Tauchman: (calf), Giancarlo Stanton: (knee), Aaron Hicks: (elbow), Jacoby Ellsbury: (hip), Greg Bird: (foot), Miguel Andujar: (labrum).