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The New York Yankees hope their bats will awaken as they seek to avoid being swept in Detroit.

The New York Yankees continue to struggle at the plate and now hope to avoid a sweep on Sunday. Deivi Garcia struggled in his return Saturday as the Detroit Tigers took advantage of mistakes and won 6-1.

Both the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox won Saturday to stay in first and second place, respectively. That leaves the Yankees remaining in third, and now 3.5 games out of first place.

Game Info

New York Yankees (29-23) @ Detroit Tigers (21-31)
Start Time: 1:10 p.m. EDT
TV: WPIX, MLB Network (out-of-market only)
Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280

Pitching matchup

Yankees: Michael King (0-1, 2.29 ERA)
Tigers: Tarik Skubal (1-7, 5.23 ERA)


Over/Under: 9

Yankees: -1.5

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Yankees Lineup

Tigers Lineup

Josh Benjamin is a Bronx native who lives and breathes the New York Yankees despite being born into a family full of Mets fans. He is the MLB Editor at RealSport and considers himself a student of the game. When not writing, he can be found either at Yankee Stadium or deep in discussion with his fellow sports nuts.