What’s on Tap: Saturday, July 12

The Yankees will play the Orioles Saturday at 4:05 p.m. in Baltimore after a tough loss in 10 innings on Friday.  Shane Greene starts for the Yankees.

American League
East
Team W L Pct GB Home Road East Central West Last 10 Streak
Baltimore 51 41 .554 - 25 – 22 26 – 19 25 – 17 9 – 14 11 – 6 8 – 2 W 2
Toronto 49 45 .521 3 25 – 21 24 – 24 18 – 15 13 – 13 9 – 11 4 – 6 W 1
NY Yankees 46 46 .500 5 18 – 23 28 – 23 17 – 19 9 – 9 10 – 11 5 – 5 L 2
Boston 42 51 .452 9.5 23 – 26 19 – 25 16 – 22 11 – 15 9 – 8 4 – 6 W 3
Tampa Bay 42 53 .442 10.5 20 – 28 22 – 25 18 – 21 8 – 12 12 – 12 6 – 4 L 2

In case you  missed it…

Injured Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka apologized for getting hurt. The star pitcher will be out a minimum of six weeks while he attempts to rehab his elbow. >>> Read more at NY Daily News. 


Jeff Francis is a former 17-game winner for Colorado in 2007 and is coming to the Yankees to provide some depth. The Yankees acquired him Friday for a player to be named later. >>> Read more in the NY Daily News.  


The Yankees are 46-46, have lost 4 of 5 starters out of their rotation, but remain dangerous. Why? Because they are the Yankees. (Davidoff, July 12).