Houston Astros (25-12) vs. New York Yankees (22-12), May 14, 2017, 6:38 PM CDT
RHP Charlie Morton (4-2, 3.63 ERA, 1.36 WHIP) vs. RHP Masahiro Tanaka (5-1, 4.36 ERA, 1.32 WHIP)
The Astros dropped game one of the doubleheader with the Yankees by the mark of 11-6. The Astros hope to avoid the sweep with Charlie Morton on the mound.
Morton has been lights out in May. He has allowed two earned run over his last 11 2/3 innings. Morton is 0-1 with a 5.14 ERA in one career start against, at Yankee Stadium in 2014.
Morton on is 0-2 with a 7.20 ERA in two road starts in 2017.
Morton battles against Masahiro Tanaka. Tanaka has been on a role, entering Sunday's game with wins in his last five starts. He allowed three runs or less in four of those starts.
Tanaka has struggled against the Astors with a 0-1 record with a 6.89 ERA in three career starts.