On Monday, the New York Yankees open a three-game series on the road against the Los Angeles Angels. New York dropped to 76-53 following a 3-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday. The loss snapped New York's 13-game winning streak but the Yankees have moved into second place in the American League East five games behind first-place Tampa Bay.
Aaron Judge is batting .295 to lead New York and the right fielder has team highs in home runs with 29, RBIs with 72 and on-base percentage at .386. Second baseman DJ LeMahieu is the leader in hits with 130. On Monday, New York will send Corey Kluber to the mound. The right-hander is 4-3 with an ERA of 3.04, 55 Ks and 23 BBs.
Los Angeles is 64-67 following a 10-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday. Jared Walsh hit a home run and knocked in three runs, while Juston Upton posted his 1,000th career RBI and the Angels snapped a three-game losing streak. However, Los Angeles is fourth in the American League West 14 games behind first place Houston.
David Fletcher is batting .292 to lead Los Angeles and the third baseman has a team-high 149 hits. Designated hitter Shohei Ohtani is the leader in home runs with 41, RBIs with 89 and on-base percentage at .363. The Los Angeles Angels have not yet announced their starting pitcher for Monday's opening game of a three-game series at home against the New York Yankees.