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Game 70: Yankees at Rockies

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Jun 21, 2007 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Here are the lineups:

YANKEES
Damon CF
Jeter SS
Abreu RF
Rodriguez 3B
Posada C
Matsui LF
Cano 2B
Cairo 1B
Clemens RHP (1-1, 3.65)

ROCKIES
Tavares CF
Matsui 2B
Holliday LF
Helton 1B
Atkins 3B
Hawpe RF
Tulowitzki SS
Torrealba C
Lopez RHP (3-0, 2.90)

Pregame chatter: Cairo is a career .357 hitter against Lopez. … Derek Jeter has 249 hits in interleague play, the most in the majors. … Yankee relievers have not allowed a home run in 32.1 innings dating back to June 4. … It’s supposed to get to 97 in Denver today. … Brady Clark was waived by the Dodgers. Wouldn’t you take him over Kevin Thompson? … The Yankees are 12 of 65 (.185) in the series with two runs.

UPDATE 3:25 p.m.: Here are the pitching matchups for the Giants series:

Friday: LHP Kei Igawa (2-1, 7.63) vs. RHP Matt Cain (2-7, 3.15)
Saturday: RHP Chien-Ming Wang (7-4, 3.33) vs. RHP Matt Morris (7-4, 3.21)
Sunday: RHP Mike Mussina (3-4, 5.10) vs. LHP Noah Lowry (6-6, 3.74)

UPDATE, 4:09 p.m.: Word from MLB is that Giambi and his camp have agreed to a meeting and there will be a statement coming out soon from Bud Selig.

UPDATE, 4:41 p.m.: The Yankees have five hits and Roger Clemens has one of them. Not what they were looking for from the offense. … Meanwhile Kaz Matsui is 16 of 53 (.302) with 12 RBI in 14 career games against the Yankees.

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