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James Paxton looks to rebound with only Brett Gardner missing from Yankees lineup

The Red Sox and Yankees wrap up a three-game set on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball. We’ve got a look at the starting lineups.

James Paxton of the New York Yankees is relived in the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 25, 2020 in Washington, DC. Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox wrap up their three-game series on Sunday, with ESPN broadcasting the game on Sunday Night Baseball. First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET at Yankee Stadium.

The Yankees will send James Paxton to the hill, where he is looking to right the ship after a brutal opener. He lasted one inning a week ago Saturday, giving up three runs on five hits and a walk. The Red Sox will send out Austin Brice as the opener for the game. He has thrown 4 23 innings in four appearances to start the season. Most recently he came on in relief on Friday against the Yankees, setting down the side in order in the seventh inning.

The Yankees are giving left fielder Brett Gardner the day off amidst some early season struggles. Miguel Andújar is starting in his place. The Red Sox are starting Michael Chavis at first in place of Mitch Moreland to get the right-left matchup against Paxton.

New York Yankees starting lineup

1. DJ LeMahieu, 2B
2. Aaron Judge, RF
3. Gleyber Torres, SS
4. Giancarlo Stanton, DH
5. Aaron Hicks, CF
6. Luke Voit, 1B
7. Gary Sanchez, C
8. Gio Urshela, 3B
9. Miguel Andújar, LF
SP: James Paxton, LHP

Boston Red Sox starting lineup

1. Kevin Pillar, LF
2. Rafael Devers, 3B
3. J.D. Martinez, RF
4. Xander Bogaerts, SS
5. Christian Vázquez, DH
6. Michael Chavis, 1B
7. Kevin Plawecki, C
8. Jackie Bradley, Jr., CF
9. José Peraza, 2B
SP: Austin Brice, RHP