Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton (quad) returns to the lineup for ALCS Game 5 on Friday
New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is in the lineup for a must-win Game 5 of the ALCS against the Houston Astros on Friday. Edwin Encarnacion is sitting.
Stanton returns to the lineup for the first time since Game 2 and will bat fourth as the designated hitter versus right-hander Justin Verlander and the Astros. The full Pinstripes lineup: DJ LeMahieu 1B, Aaron Judge RF, Gleyber Torres 2B, Giancarlo Stanton DH, Aaron Hicks CF, Gary Sanchez C, Didi Gregorius SS, Gio Urshela 3B, Brett Gardner LF. James Paxton is on the mound.
Our models project Stanton for 9.9 FanDuel points on Friday. He is priced at $3,500.
- Astros' Myles Straw starting in center field for injured George Springer (wrist) on Friday August 7th, 2020
- Billy Hamilton not in Mets' Friday lineup August 7th, 2020
- Francisco Mejia catching for Padres on Friday August 7th, 2020
- San Diego's Abraham Almonte in left field on Friday August 7th, 2020
- Diamondbacks starting Jake Lamb at first base on Friday August 7th, 2020
- Arizona's Stephen Vogt starting behind the plate on Friday August 7th, 2020
- Brett Gardner heads to Yankees' bench on Friday August 7th, 2020
- DJ LeMahieu leading off for Yankees on Friday August 7th, 2020
- Aaron Judge batting second for Yankees on Friday August 7th, 2020
- Brett Gardner batting sixth for Yankees on Thursday August 6th, 2020
- D.J. LeMahieu sitting Thursday for Yankees August 6th, 2020
- Aaron Judge absent from Yankees' finale versus Phillies August 6th, 2020