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Monday, April 14, 2008

Game 14 Preview: Yankees at Rays

New York Yankees (6-7)
Tampa Bay Rays (6-6)
Johnny Damon LF Akinori Iwamura 2B
Derek Jeter SS Carl Crawford LF
Bobby Abreu RF Carlos Pena 1B
Alex Rodriguez 3B B.J. Upton CF
Hideki Matsui DH Evan Longoria 3B
Morgan Ensberg 1B Eric Hinske DH
Melky Cabrera CF Shawn Riggans C
Chad Moeller C Nathan Haynes RF
Alberto Gonzalez 2B Jason Bartlett SS

Ian Kennedy (0-1, 13.50 ERA) vs. Andy Sonnanstine (1-1, 6.00 ERA)

Time: 7:10 p.m.
Radio: WCBS-AM 880, XM Radio Channel 176

Pregame concerns:
  • Jeter is playing for the first time since April 7.
  • Robinson Cano and Jason Giambi each have the night off.
  • Sonnanstine started against New York on April 4. He gave up four earned runs in six innings in the Rays' 13-4 victory.
  • Kennedy opposed Sonnanstine that night. He gave up six earned runs in 2 1-3 innigns.
  • Upton, Riggans and Iwamura all had hits against Kennedy. Riggans had a double and three RBI.
  • Matsui hit a home run against Sonnanstine. Abreu and Jeter also had one RBI apiece.


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