June 5, 2013; Bronx, NY, USA; Cleveland Indians first baseman Nick Swisher (left) stands at first base with New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira (25) during the eighth inning at Yankee Stadium. Yankees won 6-4. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

Game 88: Yankees @ Indians

The Yankees will continue their road trip leading up to the All Star break in Cleveland Monday night.  The rotation shake up that started with Vidal Nuno being traded to the Diamondbacks in exchange for Brandon McCarthy will continue tonight as Chase Whitley has been dropped from the rotation.

Making his first big league against the Indians the first of a four game set at Progressive Field will be Shane Greene.  This is actually the fourth stint in the majors this season having ridden the Scranton Shuttle three times in April, but this will be his first chance to start for the Bombers.  In 15 games, including 13 starts, at AAA this season Greene is  is 5-2 with a 4.61 ERA.

Opposing the Yankees for the Indians will be the Cleveland ace, Justin Masterson.  After a career year in 2013, Masterson has struggled in 2014.  He is 4-5 with a 5.16 ERA.  Masterson has especially had a hard time against left handed hitters this season.  Lefties are hitting .315 off the right hander.  Fortunately for the Yankees, the former Red Sox prospect will be facing a Bomber lineup stocked with left handed hitters.


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