Game 57: Kuroda vs Kazmir

Welcome to the game thread. Tonight the Yankees welcome the Oakland Athletics to town and I’m hoping it’s not a really ugly three-game sweep, unless of course it’s the Yankees that do the sweeping.

Here are the lineups:
A’s
Crisp CF
Jaso C
Donaldson 3B
Moss DH
Cespedes LF
Lowrie SS
Callaspo 1B
Gentry RF
Sogard 2B

YANKEES
Gardner LF
Jeter DH
Ellsbury CF
Teixeira 1B
Solarte 2B
Soriano RF
Sizemore 3B
Murphy C
Ryan SS

Pitching matchup is Hiroki Kuroda vs Scott Kazmir.

The weather is a little iffy right now with rain in the forecast. If the game is delayed, we’ll let you know.

UPDATE 7:00 PM: Start time is delayed. Not sure when they’re looking to get things underway though. We’ll keep you posted.

Stacey is co-Editor-in-Chief of It's About The Money, co-host of the It's About The Money, Stupid podcast and is a monthly contributor to ESPN's SweetSpot Blog. She is a former contributor at Aerys Sports and High Heat Stats. She has contributed to group projects at Baseball: Past And Present and the Hall of Stats. Her work has appeared in USA Today's Sports Weekly and most recently, she wrote four pieces for Derek Jeter: Celebrating the Yankees' Captain Clutch, a magazine printed by i5 Publishing.