Saturday, May 29, 2010

Game 49: Yankees vs. Indians

Regular Season Game 49
Yankees vs. Indians
Yankee Stadium - Bronx, NY
Game Time - 1:05 p.m.
TV: YES | Radio: WCBS | XM: 175

Here are the lineups:

YANKEES (29-19)
Derek Jeter SS
Nick Swisher RF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Robinson Cano 2B
Marcus Thames DH
Francisco Cervelli C
Kevin Russo LF
Brett Gardner CF

Pitching: LHP CC Sabathia (4-3, 3.86 ERA)

INDIANS (17-29)
Trevor Crowe CF
Shin-Soo Choo RF
Austin Kearns LF
Jhonny Peralta 3B
Shelley Duncan DH
Mark Grudzielanek 2B
Matt LaPorta 1B
Lou Marson C
Jason Donald SS

Pitching: LHP David Huff (2-6, 5.25 ERA)

Yankees vs. Huff

Only Chad Moeller has faced Huff, and he's 1-for-3 with a K against him.

Indians vs. Sabathia

M. Grudzielanek309000435.300.364.300.664
M. Redmond2613200642.500.563.5771.139
A. Kearns152100002.
R. Branyan60000015.
J. Peralta51100012.200.333.400.733
S. Choo51000010.200.333.200.533
S. Duncan30000002.
T. Crowe20000000.
Data provided by Elias Sports Bureau via ESPN
News & Notes

- CC Sabathia has made two start against his former team, both coming last year, and is 1-0, with a 2.84 ERA. Here are some of CC's 2010 stats: K/9: 7.61, BB/9: 2.89, HR/9: 1.38, GB rate: 49.2%, FIP: 4.64, xFIP: 4.07, BABIP: .262.

- Robinson Cano has an 11-game hitting streak. Over those 11 games he's hitting .426/.438/.617 with a homer, 11 RBI, a 6 doubles.

- Derek Jeter has hit safely in 14 of his last 15 games, and is hitting .324/.370/.426 with a homer, 6 RBI, and 4 doubles over that stretch.

- The Yankees want to ease Curtis Granderson into things so he gets the day off today.

- Jorge Posada hit off a tee today.

- The Yankees are 1-0 against the Indians this season. Last year they went 5-3 against the Tribe.

- Click on the team name for the Yankees or Indians 2010 batting stats.

- If you can spare a few minutes don't forget to come sign up for the forums. And like always, the chat room in the forums is open.

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