New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics face off in the first of the four-game series tonight. The game tips off at 10:00 PM EST in O.co Coliseum, Oakland, California. YES Network will be doing the Tv coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
In the last series encounter between the teams, the A’s won the first game while the last two games were captured by the Yanks in Yankee Stadium.
Date and Time: June 15th, 2017 10:00 PM EST
Venue: O.co Coliseum, Oakland, California
TV: YES Network, Comcast SportsNet California (US Regional)
Although New York starting pitcher Michael Pineda gave away a first-inning four-spot in the 7-5 loss to the Angles, he picked a no-decision with help of Chase Headley’s one-run single in the top of the sixth. Pineda pitched six innings, allowing five runs on 10 hits and one walk while striking out two.
Jordan Montgomery, who is pitching at his best baseball of the season, takes the pitch for the Yankees Thursday in the series opener against the A’s at the Oakland Coliseum. The rookie left-hander is 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA, he has thrown 13 innings, which saw 13 strikeouts and four walks, allowing just two runs.
Sonny Gray will make the start Thursday as the A’s open host the Yankees in the first game. This will be his ninth start since returning from the disabled list on May 1 with a strained right shoulder.
He is 2-0 with a 2.92 ERA over four starts this season at the Coliseum and is 1-2 with a 4.44 ERA over four career starts against the Yanks. Gray had 24 strike outs on 23 hits, including one home run in over 24 1/3 innings against them.