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Spring training Game 23: Yankees at Tigers

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Gameday Thread on Mar 24, 2012 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

YANKEES (12-9-1)
Eduardo Nunez 3B
Francisco Cervelli C
Robinson Cano 2B
Mark Teixeira 1B
Raul Ibanez DH
Chris Dickerson CF
Cole Garner LF
Colin Curtis RF
Ramiro Pena SS

RHP Freddy Garcia (1-1, 4.50)
Garcia vs. Tigers

TIGERS (14-3-3)
Austin Jackson CF
Brennan Boesch RF
Don Kelly 3B
Prince Fielder 1B
Delmon Young LF
Alex Avila C
Ryan Raburn DH
Jhonny Peralta SS
Brandon Inge 2B

RHP Max Scherzer (1-1, 4.85)
Scherzer vs. Yankees

TIME: 1:05 p.m.

WEATHER: Wind blowing in from right field. Temperatures getting into the mid-80s with a decent chance of rain.

UMPIRES: HP Mark Wegner, 1B Sam Holbrook, 2B Mark Lollo, 3B TBA

TIGERS PEN: Detroit is scheduled to use Joaquin Benoit, Daniel Schlereth, Octavio Dotel and Chris Bootcheck out of the bullpen.

LAST MAN STANDING: Among the Yankees pitchers on this trip is Kevin Whelan, the former Tigers prospect who’s the last player remaining in either organization who was involved in the Gary Sheffield trade. The Yankees got Whelan, Humberto Sanchez and Anthony Claggett each to the big leagues, but none of those three has played a significant role.

ON A ROLL: The Yankees are undefeated in their past five games – four wins, one tie — and they’ve lost only one of their past nine.




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