It was eight years ago today that Robinson Cano was called up to take over second base from the woeful Tony Womack. I remember that day like it was yesterday. Kevin Brown was shellacked by the then Devil Rays, giving up eight runs in five innings - six in the first alone. The winning pitcher for the Devil Rays was Doug Waechter. Remember him? The Yankees are welcoming the Oakland A's for a three game set before heading out on a road trip to Denver and Kansas City. Hopefully those places won't be expecting any snow.
Anyway, here are tonight's lineups:
YANKEES Gardner CF Cano 2B Wells LF Hafner DH Ichiro RF Nunez SS Overbay 1B Nix 3B Stewart C
ATHLETICS Rosales SS Smith LF Lowrie 2B Cespedes CF Donaldson 3B Norris C Reddick RF Freiman 1B Montz DH