3/28 – Yankees vs. Tigers
Sure looks like Andy Pettitte will have the Opening Day lineup behind him here at George M. Steinbrenner Field — that is, if they play. Pettitte’s been doing the rain dance all spring and the wet stuff is in the forecast once again for this afternoon.
Pitching: Max Scherzer RHP
Pitching: Andy Pettitte LHP
Also available: Alfredo Aceves, Mariano Rivera, Damaso Marte, Royce Ring, Boone Logan.
- Mark Teixeira and Nick Johnson lead the Yankees with 3 HRs each … Alfredo Aceves paces the Yankees with 16.1 IP … Jon Weber leads the team with a .583 (14-for-24) BA (min. 20 AB) … Javier Vazquez and Phil Hughes lead the Yankees with 15 K’s … through 11 home games, the Yankees lead the Grapefruit League in total attendance (115,963).
- Jorge Posada has gone 11-for-22 with 6 R and 4 RBIs in his last eight Grapefruit League games … Robinson Cano has hit safely in 10 of 14 games played and is batting .350 (14-for-40) with a .381 OBP.