Grapefruit League Game 31: Yankees vs. Tigers
The Yankees’ bags are packed and there is a plane waiting at Tampa International Airport for them to get on, headed for New York City. It’s the last day of Spring Training and the Yankees are in full getaway mode; many did not arrive at George M. Steinbrenner Field until around 11 a.m., making their final preparations before leaving the Grapefruit League behind for 2011.
Here are the final lineups of the spring, and Joe Girardi said it is possible this could be the Yankees’ Opening Day lineup as well:
Austin Jackson CF, Will Rhymes 2B, Magglio Ordonez RF, Miguel Cabrera 1B, Victor Martinez DH, Brennan Boesch LF, Jhonny Peralta SS,Alex Avila C, Brandon Inge 3B
Pitching: Rick Porcello RHP (0-2, 4.43 ERA this spring)
Brett Gardner CF, Derek Jeter SS, Mark Teixeira 1B, Alex Rodriguez 3B, Robinson Cano 2B, Nick Swisher RF, Jorge Posada DH, Andruw Jones LF, Russell Martin C
Pitching: Freddy Garcia RHP (1-1, 5.93 this spring)