New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers and face off in the middle game of the three game series tonight. The matchup tips off at 7:00 PM EST in Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan. You can watch the action live on FuboTV.
In the series opener, the Yankees posted a 4-13 win over the Tigers. The victory has shot the Yankees back to 10 games streak with over .500 and frontrunner in the first American League Wild Card spot, leading Twins 2 1/2 games.
Date and Time: August 23rd, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan
TV: FOX Sports Detroit (US)
Catcher Gary Sanchez’s two home runs did justice to Masahiro Tanaka ‘s seven quality innings in his return from the disabled list for a 13-4 New York victory Tuesday night at Comerica Park.
Luis Severino (10-5, 3.18 ERA) takes the ball in the second of the three-game series in Detroit on Wednesday. Severino is on fire posting a 0.67 ERA in his last four road starts, which saw a mind blowing 6 1/3 scoreless innings with a record 26 strikeouts against the Mets in his last outing.
Tigers desperately need a win here, they have lost six of their last seven games taking losing tally to 70 after Tuesday’s loss.
Jordan Zimmermann (7-10, 5.87 ERA) will make the start for the Tigers against the Yankees. In his last encounter with them, he threw seven scoreless innings with six strikeouts at Yankee Stadium in a 2-0 win. However, he is 0-2 with a 9.77 ERA in three starts since then and has allowed seven earned runs in each of his last two starts.