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Saturday, April 11, 2009

Game 5: Yankees at Royals

New York Yankees (2-2) Kansas City Royals (2-2)
Derek Jeter SS Coco Crisp CF
Nick Swisher LF Alberto Callaspo 2B
Mark Teixeira 1B David DeJesus LF
Hideki Matsui DH Billy Butler DH
Jorge Posada C Alex Gordon 3B
Robinson Cano 2B Mike Aviles SS
Xavier Nady RF Mike Jacobs 1B
Cody Ransom 3B Miguel Olivo C
Brett Gardner CF Willie Bloomquist RF

CC Sabathia LHP (0-1, 12.46 ERA) vs. Horacio Ramirez LHP

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

Yankees vs. Ramirez

  • Jeter: 2-10, RBI
  • Swisher: 1-7, BB
  • Teixeira: 3-7, 2B, RBI
  • Matsui: 1-5
  • Posada: 5-9, 2B, HR, RBI
  • Cano: 4-6, RBI
  • Nady: 2-9, 2 BB
  • Gardner: 1-2, RBI

Royals vs. Sabathia

  • Crisp: 2-6
  • DeJesus: 15-52, 7 2B, HR, 6 RBI
  • Butler: 7-18, 2 2B, 2 RBI
  • Gordon: 2-16, RBI
  • Olivo: 2-18, 2B
  • Bloomquist: 6-20, 2 2B, RBI

Notes: Ramirez is 2-1 with a 3.00 ERA in 21 career innings against the Yankees (five appearances, three starts). … Sabathia is 8-5 with a 4.16 ERA in 101 2/3 career innings at Kauffman Stadium (16 starts).

I will be writing today’s game recap on YanksBlog.com.  I will be writing the game recaps there for every Saturday game throughout this season.

Update – 7:05 p.m.: Teixeira was scratched due to a wrist injury.

New lineup:

Jeter SS
Damon LF
Swisher 1B
Matsui DH
Posada C
Cano 2B
Nady RF
Ransom 3B
Gardner CF

From Peter Abraham: “He said his left-handed swing is fine but that his wrist bothers him when he swings right-handed. He’s going to get checked out by one of the Royals doctors shortly.

“Tex didn’t seem to think it was a major issue.”


Patrick said...

Glad to have you! :)

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