Tigers-Yankees lineups: Sanchez tries to right the ship

The Detroit News
Anibal Sanchez points to the stands after beating the Reds on Monday.

The Tigers will try to avoid dipping below the .500 mark for the first time this season on Sunday as they wrap up a three-game series against the Yankees in New York.

First pitch is 1:05 p.m.

The Tigers have lost four consecutive games. They are 34-34 and have been .500 just one other time this season. They were 28-28 on June 5 after 4-3 loss to White Sox in 11 innings.

Anibal Sanchez (5-7, 4.65 ERA) starts for the Tigers. He has won his last two starts without allowing a run to lower is ERA more than one full point.

Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka (4-2, 2.59) starts for the Yankees.


1. Rajai Davis, CF

2. Ian Kinsler, 2B

3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B

4. Victor Martinez, DH

5. Yoenis Cespedes, LF

6. J.D. Martinez, RF

7. Bryan Holaday, C

8. Andrew Romine, 3B

9. Jose Iglesias, SS

Anibal Sanchez, RHP


1. Brett Gardner, CF

2. Didi Gregorius, SS

3. Alex Rodriguez, DH

4. Mark Teixeira, 1B

5. Brian McCann, C

6. Garrett Jones, RF

7. Chris Young, LF

8. Stephen Drew, 2B

9. Brendan Ryan, 3B

Masahiro Tanaka, RHP