Urshela is still hampered by a left knee injury but was available off the bench in the seventh. After Miguel Andújar singled and Kyle Higashioka earned a walk, Urshela hit the second pinch-hit homer of his career off Travis Lakins (1-4) to erase a 4-2 deficit. Urshela fouled off four 2-2 pitches before connecting.
However, the Yankees didn’t have any new positive tests for COVID-19 to add to their eight cases already, Boone said. The team revealed earlier this week that shortstop Gleyber Torres tested positive for the coronavirus despite being fully vaccinated and having previously had COVID-19. ANDERSONS APLENTY It's an Anderson party in Milwaukee, where Braves right-hander Ian Anderson faces Brewers left-hander Brett Anderson.
New York Yankees (21-17, third in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (16-22, fifth in the AL East) Baltimore; Saturday, 7:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Domingo German (2-2, 4.02 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 31 strikeouts) Orioles: Jorge Lopez (1-3, 5.63 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 30 strikeouts) LINE: Orioles +147, Yankees -169; over/under is 9 runs BOTTOM LINE: Baltimore enters the matchup as losers of their last three games. The Orioles are 7-11 against AL East opponents.