The New York Yankees go for their 12th straight win as they visit their Wild Card rival Oakland A’s.
The New York Yankees have won 11 games in a row, and they’ll look to make it 12 when they visit the Oakland Athletics out west. There, the Bronx Bombers will also seek to keep up their streak of winning series, and they haven’t won one in Oakland in five years.
As to the standings, the Yankees hold the top spot in the AL Wild Card, while Oakland trails the second spot by 1.5 games. The slumping A’s are also second in the AL West, trailing the Houston Astros by five games.
New York, meanwhile, trails first-place Tampa Bay in the AL East by 4.5 games too.
New York Yankees (74-52) @ Oakland Athletics (70-57)
Start Time: 9:40 p.m. EDT
Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280
Yankees: Jameson Taillon (8-4, 3.94 ERA)
A’s: James Kaprielian (7-4, 3.25 ERA)
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Game 1 at the Coliseum. #SquadUp pic.twitter.com/mIbsxOEdkd
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) August 26, 2021
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Starting pitcher: Kaprielian#RiseAndGrind x @Chevron pic.twitter.com/T68iUGsjli
— Oakland A's (@Athletics) August 26, 2021