The New York Yankees are warming up. Temperatures too.
The mercury is expected to soar into the 90s on Tuesday as the Yankees and Seattle Mariners continue their three-game streak at Yankee Stadium. And that means the threat of thunderstorms is back in the forecast for the Bronx.
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Here is the latest forecast from the National Weather Service:
Mainly sunny, with a high near 91. Wind southwest 6 to 9 mph.
Showers and isolated thunderstorms before 9 p.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Wind north 7 to 10 mph. The chance of precipitation is 20%.
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The Yankees won Monday’s game, 7-3, with Aaron Judge hitting his 43rd major league homer of the season.
Here’s a preview of Tuesday’s game from The Associated Press:
Seattle Mariners (55-49, second in AL West) vs. New York Yankees (70-34, first in AL East).
New York; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT.
The New York Yankees take on the Seattle Mariners, leading the series 1-0.
New York is 70-34 overall and 41-13 in home games. Yankees hitters have a .446 collective hitting percentage to lead MLB.
Seattle went 28-26 on the road and 55-49 overall. The Mariners are sixth in the AL with 112 total homers, averaging 1.1 per game.
The teams meet on Tuesday for the second time this season.
Mariners: Logan Gilbert (10-4, 2.85 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 118 strikeouts).
Yankees: Jameson Taillon (10-2, 3.72 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 92 strikeouts).
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Yankees -163, Marines +139; over/under is 8 1/2 points.
Aaron Judge leads the Yankees with 60 extra hits (17 doubles and 43 home runs). Anthony Rizzo is 9 for 33 with one double, four homers and eight RBIs over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 MATCHES
Yankees: 6-4, .253 batting average, 3.72 ERA, outscored opponents by 16 runs.
Mariners: 4-6, .204 batting average, 4.97 ERA, outscored by 18 runs.
Yankees: Luis Severino: IL 60 days (lat), Miguel Castro: IL 60 days (shoulder), Giancarlo Stanton: IL 10 days (achilles), Michael King: IL 60 days (elbow), Chad Green: 60 -Day IL ( elbow), Ben Rortvedt: 60 days IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60 days IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60 days IL (elbow).
Mariners: Julio Rodriguez: IL 10 days (wrist), Ty France: day to day (wrist), Dylan Moore: IL 10 days (back), Tommy Milone: IL 15 days (neck), Diego Castillo: IL 15 days ( shoulder), Ken Giles: IL 15 days (shoulder), Tom Murphy: IL 60 days (shoulder), Taylor Trammell: IL 10 days (hamstrings), Evan White: IL 60 days (hernia), Mitch Haniger: IL 60 days (ankle), Casey Sadler: IL 60 days (shoulder).
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