3/24 – Yankees vs. Nationals

Bernadina LF
Guzman SS
Harris 3B
Whitesell 1B
Maxwell CF
Kennedy 2B
Desmond DH
Nieves C
Taveras RF

Pitching: Livan Hernandez RHP

Jeter SS
Johnson DH
Teixeira 1B
Rodriguez 3B
Cano 2B
Posada C
Granderson CF
Swisher RF
Gardner LF

Pitching: Javier Vazquez RHP
Also available: Mariano Rivera, Mark Melancon, Zack Segovia, Boone Logan, Damaso Marte.

  • Alex Rodriguez had little comment about the report that said he’ll meet with federal investigators on Friday regarding Dr. Anthony Galea. “I have nothing to add,” A-Rod said, before asking if there were any baseball questions. He said his spring was “so far, so good,” and said, “I’m definitely playing tomorrow (Thursday).”
  • The lineup posted in the Yankees clubhouse had Francisco Cervelli coming in as a defensive replacement at third base.
  • The Yankees hosted their annual spring luncheon today at the Tampa Marriott Waterside to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay.
  • Mark Teixeira and Nick
    Johnson lead the Yankees with 3 HRs
    … Jon Weber leads the team with a
    .571 BA (minimum 20 at-bats) … Mitre leads the Yanks with 14 K’s. …
    Through nine home games, the Yankees lead the Grapefruit League in
    total attendance (94,030).
  • Nick
    has a eight-game hitting streak (9-for-23) … 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
    those games.


I saw the Nats lineup elsewhere! Without Zimmerman, Gazoo has no worry playing third base!!!


Good update, Mr. Hoch. I’m curious to see what will happen with A-Rod on Friday. I also read your piece on AJ Burnett. I wrote something about him today…


Looks like the opening day lineup! Which helmet will Gazoo wear in the field at third base?


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