Okay so the Yankees didn't sweep the the dreaded Red Sox BUT they did win a series and may have breathed a little life back into this season. If that series is going to mean anything the Yankees need to keep winning against the top teams like the Royals.

Ivan Nova will take CC Sabathia's spot in the starting rotation and Aroldis Chapman returns tonight.

Kansas City Royals:

Chris Young (R)

1. Alcides Escobar (R) SS
2. Lorenzo Cain (R) CF
3. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B
4. Kendrys Morales (S) DH
5. Alex Gordon (L) LF
6. Salvador Perez (R) C
7. Omar Infante (R) 2B
8. Cheslor Cuthbert (R) 3B
9. Jarrod Dyson (L) RF

New York Yankees:

Ivan Nova (R)

1. Brett Gardner (L) LF
2. Aaron Hicks (S) CF
3. Brian McCann (L) C
4. Mark Teixeira (S) 1B
5. Carlos Beltran (S) DH
6. Dustin Ackley (L) RF
7. Didi Gregorius (L) SS
8. Chase Headley (S) 3B
9. Ronald Torreyes (R) 2B