Game # 29 -- Yanks (19-9) vs Cubs (16-14)

Lester has a good record vs the Yanks -- but he's never faced this team before. Holliday tries to solve the black hole at 1B. Sanchez sits, as does Gardy. Ells returns.  Judge no longer at cleanup.

YANKEES
J. Ellsbury, CF
A. Hicks, LF
M. Holliday, 1B
S. Castro, 2B
A. Judge, RF
D. Gregorius, SS
C. Headley, 3B
A. Romine, C
L. Severino, P

CUBS

  1. LF: Kyle Schwarber
  2. 3B: Kris Bryant
  3. 1B: Anthony Rizzo
  4. RF: Ben Zobrist
  5. SS: Addison Russell
  6. CF: Jon Jay
  7. C: Willson Contreras
  8. SP: Jon Lester
  9. 2B: Javier Baez

1906 -- Manager Clark Griffith is struck in the mouth by ump Tim Hurst when arguing balls & strikes. Hurst suspended for 5 games. Ah, those were the days.

Game on the dreaded ESPN.