Sunday, July 25, 2010

Game 97: Yankees vs. Royals - Game To Resume @ 5:30 p.m.

*The tarp is coming off the field and the game will resume at 5:30 pm.*

Regular Season Game 97
Yankees vs. Royals
Yankee Stadium - Bronx, NY
Game Time: 1:05 p.m.
TV: YES | Radio: WCBS | XM: 176

Here are the lineups:

Derek Jeter SS
Nick Swisher RF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez DH
Robinson Cano 2B
Jorge Posada C
Curtis Granderson CF
Brett Gardner LF
Ramiro Pena 3B

Pitching: RHP Phil Hughes (11-3, 3.99 ERA)

ROYALS (42-55)
Scott Podsednik LF
Jason Kendall C
Wilson Betemit 1B
Jose Guillen DH
Rick Ankiel CF
Mike Aviles 2B
Alex Gordon RF
Yuniesky Betancourt SS
Chris Getz 3B

Pitching RHP Sean O’Sullivan (1-0, 2.08 ERA)

Yankees vs. O'Sullivan

A. Rodriguez31100000.333.333.6671.000
D. Jeter30000001.
N. Swisher31001100.333.3331.3331.667
J. Posada20000101.
M. Teixeira20000010.000.333.000.333
C. Granderson20000001.
J. Miranda20000000.
R. Cano10000010.000.500.000.500
B. Gardner10000011.000.500.000.500
Royals vs. Hughes

J. Guillen41000000.250.400.250.650
B. Butler42100111.500.600.7501.350
A. Gordon41000001.
Y. Betancourt20000000.
S. Podsednik10000000.
M. Maier10000000.
C. Getz10000000.
Data provided by Elias Sports Bureau via ESPN

News & Notes

- According to LoHud, Joe Girardi says that Alfredo Aceves is feeling better. He will travel with the team on the next road trip and throw a few bullpen sessions.

- Phil Hughes is 0-1, with a 9.35 in three games (two starts) against the Royals. Since starting the year going 5-0, with a 1.38 ERA, Hughes 6-3, with a 5.51 ERA. ...Here are some more of Phil's 2010 stats: FIP: 3.85, xFIP: 4.07, BABIP: .295, K/9: 7.90, BB/9: 2.72, HR/9: 1.10, LOB%: 73.6%, GB%: 34.5%, WAR: 1.8.

- In six innings against the Yankees last week, Sean O'Sullivan held them to 2 runs on just 2 hits, walked 3, and struck out 4 in a win with the Angels.

- The Yankees are 2-1 against the Royals this season.





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