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The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays will conclude their best-of-five ALDS matchup Friday night at Petco Park in San Diego. The Yankees forced the winner-take-all affair with their Game 4 win on Thursday (NY 5, TB 1). Friday’s winner will face the Astros in the ALCS. Here’s how you can watch Game 5.

The two teams announced their Game 5 starting lineups a few hours before first pitch. Here is the starting nine the Yankees, the visiting team, will send out there:

  1. 2B DJ LeMahieu
  2. RF Aaron Judge
  3. CF Aaron Hicks
  4. DH Giancarlo Stanton
  5. 1B Luke Voit
  6. 3B Gio Urshela
  7. SS Gleyber Torres
  8. LF Brett Gardner
  9. C Kyle Higashioka

    SP Gerrit Cole

Standard postseason lineup for the Yankees, though Gardner did hit sixth in Game 4. Higashioka is Cole’s personal catcher, though he has supplanted the struggling Gary Sanchez as the team’s starting catcher this postseason anyway. This will be Higashioka’s third straight start behind the plate. The Yankees don’t pinch-hit much, though Clint Frazier looms as a righty threat.

Cole is starting Game 5 on short rest — it will be his first career short rest start — and Friday afternoon manager Aaron Boone told reporters, including’s Bryan Hoch, he does not have a pitch limit. They’re going to talk it through on a inning-by-inning basis and watch for signs of fatigue. As expected, Boone confirmed all his relievers are available.

Now here is the starting lineup the Rays will use in Game 5. They are the home team and will bat last:

  1. RF Austin Meadows
  2. 2B Brandon Lowe
  3. LF Randy Arozarena
  4. 1B Ji-Man Choi
  5. DH Yandy Diaz
  6. 3B Joey Wendle
  7. SS Willy Adames
  8. CF Kevin Kiermaier
  9. C Mike Zunino

    SP Tyler Glasnow

The Rays used 59 different lineups in 60 regular