The Yankees are 46-16 against AL East opponents. New York has hit 215 home runs this season, second in the American League. Edwin Encarnacion leads them with 30, averaging one every 12.8 at-bats.
The Orioles are 18-37 against opponents from the AL East. Baltimore hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .306 this season, led by Hanser Alberto with a mark of .341. The Yankees won the last meeting 11-8. Joe Mantiply secured his first victory and Gleyber Torres went 3-for-4 with two home runs and six RBIs for New York. Ty Blach registered his first loss for Baltimore.
TOP PERFORMERS: Encarnacion leads the Yankees with 47 extra base hits and is batting .240. Gio Urshela is 16-for-32 with three doubles, seven home runs and 14 RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
Trey Mancini leads the Orioles with 57 extra base hits and has 70 RBIs. Jace Peterson is 10-for-32 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.
LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 8-2, .284 batting average, 4.81 ERA, outscored opponents by 29 runs