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Allen expected to start for the Indians against the Yankees

New York Yankees (7-11, fifth in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Indians (8-9, third in the AL Central)

Cleveland; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Jordan Montgomery (1-1, 4.24 ERA, .88 WHIP, 18 strikeouts) Indians: Logan Allen (1-2, 5.25 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 10 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Indians +126, Yankees -145; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees travel to face the Cleveland Indians on Friday.

The Indians are 4-3 in home games in 2020. Cleveland has hit 23 home runs this season, tenth in the American League. Jose Ramirez leads them with four while slugging .438.

The Yankees have gone 3-4 away from home. New York has an MLB-leading team on-base percentage of .303. Aaron Judge leads the team with an OBP of .362.

The Yankees won the last meeting 6-3. Domingo German notched his first victory and Kyle Higashioka went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and an RBI for New York. Nick Wittgren registered his first loss for Cleveland.

TOP PERFORMERS: Franmil Reyes leads the Indians with eight extra base hits and is slugging .559.

Judge leads the Yankees with four home runs home runs and is slugging .466.

LAST 10 GAMES: Indians: 4-6, .201 batting average, 4.06 ERA, outscored by 13 runs

Yankees: 4-6, .184 batting average, 3.74 ERA, outscored by eight runs

INJURIES: Indians: Cam Hill: (right wrist).

Yankees: Luis Severino: (elbow), Clarke Schmidt: (right elbow), Zack Britton: (elbow), Luke Voit: (knee), Gio Urshela: (back), Miguel Andujar: (wrist).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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