RHP Johnny Cueto (5-7, 5.19) has never faced any of the New York hitters.
Notes: Thanks to Brian Heyman for calling in the lineup. … The Yankees have scored four runs in the last three games. They are 20 of 93 (.215) with two extra-base hits. They also are 4 for 27 (.148) with RISP. … Bobby Abreu is 2 for 33 in his last eight games. … Melky Cabrera is 3 for 22 in his last six games. … A-Rod has a nine-game hitting streak (14 of 32) and Jeter a 10-game streak (13 of 41). … Andy Pettitte’s last two starts: 15 innings, 10 hits, 1 run, 2 walks, 15 strikeouts.
Enjoy the game.
UPDATE, 1:33 p.m.: The Reds activated INF Jeff Keppinger off the disabled list today and designated Andy Phillips for assignment. Alas, poor Andy. At least he knows the way to the airport from the Stadium.