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5 Reasons to Watch White Sox-Yankees on YES

Coverage begins at 12 noon and includes Joe Torre ceremony
08/23/2014 11:33 AM ET
By YESNetwork.com staff

Hiroki Kuroda is 22-13 with a 3.00 ERA in 46 home starts for the Yankees.(AP)
1.Did you know? Yankees pitchers have recorded nine shutouts this season, one shy of their total for all of 2013 (10).

2.The Yankees have MLB's best record in games decided by two or fewer runs, and have MLB's fourth best record in games decided by one run. 

3.Today's starting pitcher, Hiroki Kuroda, is 22-13 with a 3.00 ERA in 46 home starts with the Yankees, and has held opponents to a .228 batting average in those 46 starts at Yankee Stadium.

4.The Yankees have the second best record in the Majors when scoring four or fewer runs, trailing only Baltimore.

5.Last night's hero, Martin Prado, is 6-for-16 on the current home stand; he has 3 homers in just 19 games with the Yankees after hitting just 5 home runs in 106 games with Arizona. 

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