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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 13: Luis Severino #40 of the New York Yankees tries to pick off Kevin Kiermaier #39 of the Tampa Bay Rays at first base on April 13, 2017 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Vs. Tigers (Aug. 31) Game Preview: Time, Channel, Starting Pitchers

The New York Yankees will host the Detroit Tigers on Friday night, and here is everything you need to know.

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This is the second game of a four-game series. Detroit (54-80, .403) won Thursday’s opener 8-7. The Yankees (84-50, .527) are 8.5 games behind the Boston Red Sox (93-42). The Tigers are third in the AL Central, 8.5 games behind second-place Minnesota and 22.5 contests behind division-leader Cleveland.

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Luis Severino (17-6, 3.27 ERA) will start for the Yankees against fellow right-hander Jordan Zimmerman (6-6, 4.38 ERA). Severino boasts 189 strikeouts this season, while Zimmerman has struck out 88 batters.

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Friday’s game at Yankee Stadium will start at 7:05 pm EST, and will air on YES and Fox Sports Detroit.

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Written by Pablo Mena