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Friday, July 31, 2009
Yankees at White Sox
The Yankees play game 2 of a 4 game series tonight in Chicago. Sergio Mitre makes his 3rd start of the year for the Yankees. D.J. Carrasco starts for the White Sox as they aquired Jake Peavy and gave away their starter for tonight. The Red Sox also made a deal getting Victor Martinez for Justin Masterson and 2 prospects. The Yankees aquired Jerry Hairston Jr. for minor league catcher Chase Weems. Here are the pregame notes and lineups from Peter Abraham.
Shelly Duncan is back, watch out everyone for the forearm smashes. He had 25 homeruns and 75 rbi's in Scranton.Yankee starters have a 2.61 era since the all star break.Melky is 5 of 14 on the roadtrip and 10 of his last 22 overall. The Yankees are batting 216 with runners in scoring position on this roadtrip.The Yankees have committed 7 errors on this roadtrip.Alfredo Aceves has only pitched once since July 21.The Yankees are 18-8 in July so they hate to see it end.Nick Swisher has a 6 game hitting streak and Johnny Damon has drawn a walk in 6 straight.Mo has not allowed a run in his last 16 2/3 innings. He has converted 25 straight save chances.Jon Albaladejo was sent back down to make room for Shelly Duncan and we will see what they do when Hairston gets here.Yankees Lineup:Jeter(SS)Damon(LF)Tex(1B)A-rod(3B)Matsui(DH)Posada(C)Cabrera(CF)Hinske(RF)
I am a diehard New York Yankees fan,season ticket holder and a sportsnut. I also like the New York Giants and Rangers. I am married with a beautiful babygirl. I am a caremanager for passaic county and graduated from William Paterson University in Wayne,NJ. I have always wanted to be a sportswriter and thought this blog would help me live my dream. I cover the Yankees/Mets Giants and Jets for www.worldnewsvine.com and also will be writing for numberonebaseball.com so check me out there, thanks.