RHP Joba Chamberlain (0-0, 3.94) RHP Rick Porcello (1-2, 3.75) Notable: Posada back at catcher, Matsui stays at cleanup, Melky in over Gardner again Reservation Road release
LHP Andy Pettitte (2-0, 2.53) RHP Justin Masterson (1-0, 3.18) Point Blank video Notables: Damon out with general soreness (he ran into the monster yesterday), Gardner leading off, Melky in
LHP CC Sabathia (1-1, 3.57) Underworld: Rise of the Lycans download LHP Brett Anderson (0-2, 4.85) Notable: Anderson is a rookie lefty, uh-oh. Melky in as Gardner gets day off. Posada playing in the day game following night game.
LHP Andy Pettitte (1-0, 2.51) LHP Dana Eveland (0-0, 6.75) Notable: Swisher down to 6th, Cano up to 5th, Matsui in lineup
RHP Joba Chamberlain (0-0, 1.50) RHP Anthony Reyes (1-0, 6.00) Notable: Matsui out with sore knee, Melky in right, Swish at DH, Robertson down, Miranda up
LHP CC Sabathia (1-1, 3.52) RHP Cliff Lee (0-2, 7.62) Notable: Ransom back at 3b, Matsui back at DH, Jorge back behind the plate, BG back in the 9 hole, Jeter has been the hero the last 2 games, Cliff Lee has struggled to begin the season, Opening day at the new Yankee Stadium!
RHP Andy Pettitte (1-0, 1.13) RHP Andy Sonnanstine (0-1, 9.64) Notable: Nady out, Still no Matsui: Jorge at DH, Molina catching Pena in again at 3b Gardner in at the 7 hole: movin’ on up!
The Yankees have their first meeting with the AL Champion Rays tonight, in a game that seems to be a kickoff of the incredible battle for AL East supremacy that will likely ensue over the next few months. CM Wang goes for the Yankees, coming off a terrible start in his first game of the year. Scott Kazmir is the hurler for the Rays, and the Yankees will be sure to try and drive Kazmir’s pitch count up, as he has a knack for ringing up a lot of pitches by the 5th and 6th innings. Here are the lineups, Continue reading Game Chatter 4/13: Yankees at Rays
At long last, we reach Opening Day. After the long, barren cold of the offseason, the first pitch of the baseball season heralds the start of spring, signaling a rebirth of the magic, aura, and mystique that accompany our national pastime. This day holds varying significance in different cities. In places like Pittsburgh and Kansas City, it stands as a moment of wishful thinking, a day where everyone is 0-0 and in first place, when each team can still cling to the glimmer of hope that this may in fact be the year that they shock the world. While that Continue reading Game Chatter #1: Opening Day: The Start Of Something Wonderful