BOTTOM LINE: New York heads into the matchup fresh off a strong showing by Domingo German. German pitched seven innings, surrendering zero runs on three hits with six strikeouts against Baltimore.
The Orioles are 5-7 against the rest of their division. Baltimore has a collective on-base percentage of .282, led by Cedric Mullins with a mark of .386.
The Yankees have gone 7-11 against division opponents. New York has hit 32 combined home runs this season, most in the American League. Giancarlo Stanton leads the team with six, averaging one every 13.8 at-bats.
The Yankees won the last meeting 7-0. Domingo German recorded his second victory and Gio Urshela went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs for New York. Dean Kremer took his second loss for Baltimore.
TOP PERFORMERS: Mullins leads the Orioles with 32 hits and has six RBIs.
Stanton leads the Yankees with six home runs and has 15 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 4-6, .232 batting average, 3.51 ERA, outscored by six runs