Saturday, April 10, 2010

Regular Season Game 5-Yankees At Rays

The New York Yankees will play their 2nd of 3 games against the Rays this afternoon in St. Petersburg. The game is at 3:10PM on Fox. CC Sabathia will make the start going up against Wade Davis for the Rays. The Yankees lost the opener 9-3 last night and are 2-2 on the young season. The Rays are 3-1 coming out of the gate quick. Here are the notes and lineups for todays game. Yankees Lineup: Jeter(SS) Johnson(DH) Teixeira(1B) Rodriguez(3B) Cano(2B) Swisher(RF) Granderson(CF) Gardner(LF) Cervelli(C) Rays Lineup: Bartlett(SS) Crawford(LF) Zobrist(2B) Longoria(3B) Upton(CF) Aybar(1B) Burrell(DH) Shoppach(C) Kaplar(RF) Alex Rodriguez needs one more hit to reach 1,000 with the Yankees. He will become the 39th player to so with the Yankees and first since Jorge Posada did it in 2005. He also needs 1 more homerun to pass Mark McGwire for 8th on the all time list. Over the last 3 games the Yankees bullpen has given up 1 earned run and 0 walks in 10 1/3 innings. They have gone 2-0 and 0.87 era in that span. Mark Teixeira is 0-16 to start his season matching his career high in hitless at bats from the start of a season. He originally did that as a rookie in 2003. Mark Teixiera turns 30 tomorrow. The Yankees are the only team in the majors with at least 3 pitchers who tossed 200 or more innings last year. Javier Vazquez, CC Sabathia and A.J. Burnett all did. Andy Pettitte threw 194 2/3 innings. They also have 4 starters who have at least 100 career wins.

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