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-Michael Kay, August 18, 2009

Monday, August 27, 2007

Game preview: Yankees at Tigers 8/27/07

Yankees lineup

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

Mike Mussina (8-9, 5.22 ERA) vs. Justin Verlander (13-5, 3.94 ERA)

Time: 7:05 p.m.
Radio: WCBS-AM 880

Pregame concerns: If Mussina has a bad start, he could lose his spot in the rotation. ... He is 17-6 with a 2.70 ERA in 30 career starts against Detroit. In his last start against them, he gave up six earned runs in five innings, including a grand slam in the first inning. ... Magglio Ordonez is 11-37 with one home run and eight RBIs against Mussina. ... Carlos Guillen hit the grand slam off Mussina. He is 7-32 with one home run and seven RBIs against Mussina. ... Verlander is 1-0 with a 7.84 ERA in two career starts against New York. ... Giambi is 3-6 with one home run against Verlander. ... Abreu is 1-3 with one home run and two RBIs against Verlander. ... Jeter is 2-3 against Verlander.

I am covering today's game at The Bronx Block.


Andrew V. said...

Buh-Bye Moose.

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