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Jeter and Cano at the top of the American League lineup

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Jul 09, 2012 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

The top two hitters in the Yankees everyday lineup are starting tomorrow’s All-Star game, but it’s a different combination of Yankees that will hit at the top of the American League batting order. Derek Jeter will take a familiar spot as the leadoff hitter, but this time he’ll be followed by Robinson Cano, not Curtis Granderson. In a power-packed lineup, Granderson will actually be the No. 9 hitter.

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Derek Jeter SS
Robinson Cano 2B
Josh Hamilton LF
Jose Bautista RF
Prince Fielder 1B
Adrian Beltre 3B
David Ortiz DH
Mike Napoli C
Curtis Granderson CF

RHP Justin Verlander

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Carlos Gonzalez DH
Melky Cabrera CF
Ryan Braun LF
Joey Votto 1B
Carlos Beltran RF
Buster Posey C
Pedro Sandoval 3B
Dan Uggla 2B
Rafael Furcal SS

RHP Matt Cain

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