Game Preview: Angels @ Yankees- 6/6/15 4:15 pm Pacific

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Yankee Stadium- Bronx, NY

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (28-27 ,3rd in AL West)@ New York Yankees (30-25,1st in AL East)

Weather Forecast at first pitch: Mostly Cloudy, 72 F, Winds N 15 mph, 0% chance of rain

TV: Fox

Radio: KLAA AM 830- Terry Smith & Mark Langston

Pitching Matchup:

Garrett Richards (5-3 ,3.26 ERA)

Garrett Richards delivers a pitch during the second inning of a game against the San Diego Padres at Angel Stadium on May 27, 2015 (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Garrett Richards delivers a pitch during the second inning of a game against the San Diego Padres at Angel Stadium on May 27, 2015 (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Richards will look to bounce back in this start as he has allowed 11 earned runs in his  last three outings. Richards is also win less in three starts against the Yankees in his  career.

“VS “

Adam Warren (3-4,3.75 ERA)

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Warren will look to continue his recent hot streak as he has given up just nine earned runs in his last four outings, good for a 3.03 ERA over the span. He will look to slow down the Angels offense, that has produced 17 homers in their last seven games.

Game Notes:

  • Albert Pujols currently sits at 534 career homers, just two shy of tying Mickey Mantle for the 16th on the all time list.
  • The Yankees are 64-67 against the Angels, dating back as far as 2000, which is their only losing record to any American League team over that span.
  • The Angels are currently leading the AL, with 33 quality starts.

Starting Lineups:

Angels:

  1. SS –Erick Aybar .266
  2. CF-Mike Trout– .284
  3. 1B- Albert Pujols- .252
  4. RF- Kole Calhoun– .276
  5. 3B-David Freese- .238
  6. LF – Matt Joyce- .187
  7. DH- C.J Cron-.204
  8. C- Carlos Perez-.304
  9. 2B- Johnny Giavotella .284

Yankees:

  1. CF – Brett Gardner-.274
  2. 3B- Chase Headley-.254
  3. DH- Alex Rodriguez-.284
  4. 1B- Mark Teixeira– .240
  5. C- Brian McCann– .250
  6. RF- Carlos Beltran– .241
  7. SS- Didi Gregorius– .259
  8. 2B- Stephen Drew– .173
  9. LF- Ramon Flores -.167

 

 

 

 

 

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