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Thursday, February 26, 2009

ST Game 2: Rays at Yankees

The Yankees open up their Grapefruit League home schedule this afternoon when they face the defending American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays at George M. Steinbrenner Field. First pitch is scheduled for 1:15 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on the YES Network.

Lineups

Tampa Bay Rays
Adam Kennedy 2B
Carl Crawford CF
Willy Aybar DH
Old friend Morgan Ensberg 3B
Ben Zobrist SS
Gabe Kapler CF
Chris Richard 1B
Shawn Riggans C
Justin Ruggiano RF

Wade Davis RHP

New York Yankees
Johnny Damon LF
Derek Jeter SS
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Robinson Cano 2B
Xavier Nady RF
Jorge Posada DH
Jose Molina C
Melky Cabrera CF

Phil Hughes RHP (followed by Phil Coke, Brian Bruney, Damaso Marte, Jonathan Albaladejo (remember him?) and Mark Melancon).

Should be a fun one. I'll be here all afternoon and will have some in-game updates and analysis for those of you who cannot be near a television set.

2 comments:

Bronx Baseball Daily said...

I think I'm most excited to see Mark Melancon pitch, but hopefully Austin Romine will get in the game as well. I'm pretty excited about him.

Andrew Fletcher said...

It'll definitely be nice to see what Melancon can bring. He has an outside shot at making the team.

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