OAKLAND, CA – New York Yankees and the Oakland Athletics continue their four-game homestand Friday night at the Oakland Coliseum.
First pitch is scheduled for 9:40 p.m. EST, Amazon Prime Video will televise the game.
Pitching matchup: Yankees righty Gerrit Cole (9-6, 3.41) vs. Athletics rookie lefty J.P. Sears (5-0, 1.93).
Sears will face the Yankees 3 1/2 weeks after they traded him to the Athletics in the Frankie Montas deal.
Yankees first baseman Anthony Rizzo is rested as the A’s start the lefty.
Here is the Yankees lineup:
1. DJ LeMahieu, 1B
2. Aaron Judge, CF
3. Giancarlo Stanton, DH
4. Gleyber Torres, 2B
5. Josh Donaldson, 3B
6. Andrew Benintendi, LF
7. Jose Trevino, K
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9. Osvaldo Cabrera, Russian Federation
Gerrit Cole, RHP
Here is the track and field line-up:
1. Tony Kemp, LF
2. Shea Langeliers, D.H
3. Sean Murphy, K
4. Seth Brown, 1B
5. Chad Pinder, RF
6. Wimael Machin, 3B
7. Yona the Bride, 2B
8. Cal Stevenson, CF
9. Nick Allen, SS
JP Sears, LHP
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