"Now, what is this site about, how Joe Torre ruined pitchers' arms? Is that it?"
-Michael Kay, August 18, 2009

Saturday, August 4, 2007

Game preview: Royals at Yankees 8/4/07

Yankees lineup

Johnny Damon DH
Derek Jeter SS
Bobby Abreu RF
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Hideki Matsui LF
Jorge Posada C
Robinson Cano 2B
Wilson Betemit 1B
Melky Cabrera CF

Kyle Davies (4-8, 5.76 ERA during his time with the Braves) vs. Phil Hughes (1-1, 3.38 ERA)

Time: 1:05 p.m.
Radio: WCBS-AM 880

Pregame concerns: Hughes is making his first start since May 1. ... Betemit has never played first base before. However, he is 2-2 with two home runs and four RBIs against Davies. ... Abreu is 1-3 with one home run and two RBIs against Davies. ... Damon is 2-2 against Davies.

According to Peter Abraham, Sean Henn was optioned to AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to make room for Hughes on the Major League roster. Also, Colter Bean was designated for assignment to make room for Hughes on the 40-man roster.


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