Game 61: Yankees at Royals
NEW YORK YANKEES (31-29) at KANSAS CITY ROYALS (29-32)
RHP David Phelps (1-3, 4.11) vs. LHP Danny Duffy (3-5, 3.05)
Saturday, June 7, 2014 • Kauffman Stadium • 7:15 P.M. ET
Game #61 • Road Game #32 • TV: FOX • Radio: WFAN 660AM/101.9FM
AT A GLANCE: Tonight the Yankees play the second game of a four-game series at Kansas City… are 1-0 thus far on their current 10-game road trip which also includes games at Seattle (6/10-12) and Oakland (6/13-15).
ROAD WARRIORS: The Yankees are 14-8 (.619) on the road since 4/20, marking the fourth-highest such winning percentage in the Majors in that span.
CENTER OF ATTENTION: CF Jacoby Ellsbury has an 11G hitting streak, matching Derek Jeter (4/6-22) for the team-season-high… over the span is batting .386 (17-for-44) with 6R, 2 doubles, 1HR, 8RBI, 5BB, 7SB and a .449 OBP… is second in the AL this season with 18SB (Houston’s Jose Altuve-21).
CLOSE CALLS: The Yankees are a Major League-best 17-10 (.615) in games decided by two-or-fewer runs this season.