3/21 – Yankees vs. Tigers
The tarp is out at George M. Steinbrenner Field but the weather looks playable as the Tigers make another appearance here; just bring something rain-repellent. Showers and a thunderstorm in the forecast with highs in the 70s today in Tampa.
Former Yankees Johnny Damon and Phil Coke are on Detroit’s travel roster. Here are this afternoon’s lineups:
Pitching: Justin Verlander RHP
Pitching: A.J. Burnett RHP
Also scheduled to pitch: Mariano Rivera, Phil Hughes, Zack Segovia, Amaury Sanit.
Position players not on tomorrow’s travel roster to Clearwater (Phillies): Posada, Mi. Rivera, Cano, Jeter, Johnson.
- The Yankees have reassigned RHP Dustin Moseley to Minor League camp. There are now 48 players still in camp, 14 of whom are non-roster invitees.
- Nick Johnson leads the Yankees with 3 HRs and is tied for second with 6 RBIs … Jon Weber leads the team with a
.550 BA (minimum 20 at-bats) … Alfredo Aceves leads the
Yankees with 14.1 IP … Mitre leads the Yanks with 14 K’s. …
Through nine home games, the Yankees lead the Grapefruit League in
total attendance (94,030).
has a seven-game hitting streak (8-for-20) … Jorge Posada is 9-for-16
with 4 RBIs and 5 R in his last six games … Robinson Cano
has hit safely in eight of 11 games, with multiple hits in four of