Yankees Vs. Indians (July 12) Game Preview: Time Start, Channel, Series Schedule
This will be the opener of a four-game series. The Yankees (60-31) last beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-0 on Wednesday night. The Indians (50-41) are coming off a 19-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
Righty Corey Kluber, one of this year’s All-Stars, will likely start for Cleveland. Kluber (12-4, 2.49 ERA) boasts 123 strikeouts this year. He will face fellow right-hander Luis Severino (14-2, 2.12 ERA), who has struck out 143 batters in 2018.
Thursday’s game will start at 7:10pm EST and will air on YES. Friday and Saturday’s games will begin at the same time, while Sunday’s series finale will start at 1:10pm EST.
The Yankees have the second-best win percentage in MLB, behind Boston (65-29), and are second in the AL East just 3.5 games behind the Red Sox. The Indians lead the AL Central, a comfortable 8.5 games ahead of second-place Minnesota.