Monday, May 17, 2010

Regular Season Game 38: Yankees vs. Red Sox - Park Activated

Regular Season Game 38
Yankees @ Red Sox
Yankee Stadium - Bronx, NY
Game Time: 7:05 p.m.
TV: YES | Radio: WCBS | XM: 176

Here are the lineups:

YANKEES (24-13)
Derek Jeter SS
Brett Gardner CF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez DH
Robinson Cano 2B
Francisco Cervelli C
Marcus Thames RF
Randy Winn LF
Ramiro Pena 3B

Pitching: RHP Phil Hughes (5-0, 1.38 ERA)

RED SOX (19-19)
Marco Scutaro SS
Dustin Pedroia 2B
J.D. Drew RF
Kevin Youkilis 1B
Victor Martinez C
David Ortiz DH
Adrian Beltre 3B
Jeremy Hermida LF
Darnell McDonald CF

Pitching: RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-1, 6.35 ERA)

Yankees vs. Matsuzaka

R. Cano194101117.211.250.421.671
A. Rodriguez161000036.063.318.063.381
D. Jeter146002321.429.556.8571.413
J. Posada126300201.500.500.7501.250
N. Swisher103100123.300.417.400.817
M. Teixeira52010021.400.571.8001.371
M. Thames31001100.333.3331.3331.667
R. Winn20000011.000.333.000.333
B. Gardner20000000.
Red Sox vs. Hughes

M. Scutaro123000011.250.308.250.558
D. Pedroia110000012.
K. Youkilis103001402.300.273.600.873
A. Beltre70000004.
J.D. Drew64110040.667.8001.1671.967
M. Lowell52001200.400.4001.0001.400
V. Martinez53100001.600.600.8001.400
D. Ortiz43200321.750.7141.2501.964
J. Varitek40000012.
D. McDonald31000001.333.333.333.667
J. Hermida30000001.
B. Hall10000001.
Data provided by Elias Sports Bureau via ESPN

News & Notes

- Phil Hughes has faced the Red Sox nine times (three as a starter-- in his career, and in those games is 1-2, with a 5.85 ERA. In his only start against them this year he went 7 innings allowed 2 runs on 7 hits, walked 1 and struck out 7 in a win at Fenway. Here are some more of Hughes' stats: K/9: 9.00, BB/9: 3.23, HR/9: 0.23, GB rate: 37.2%, FIP: 2.50, xFIP: 3.61, BABIP: .228.

- In seven starts against the Yankees, Daisuke Matsuzaka is 3-3, with a 5.49 ERA. Three of those starts came in the Bronx, where he's 1-2 with a 4.66 ERA. He faced the Yankees one time last year, and in a loss allowed just a run on 6 hits in 7 innings.

- Chan Ho Park was activated from the DL today, to make room on the roster Ivan Nova has been optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

- According to Chad Jennings, Nick Swisher said his sore biceps felt a lot better today. Swish plans to take left-handed BP tomorrow afternoon and could be back in the lineup tomorrow night.

- The Yankees have won four of the six meetings between these two rivals this year.

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

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