Game 111: Yankees at Red Sox

Here are tonight’s lineups:

YANKEES (68-42)
Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Robinson Cano 2B
Nick Swisher RF
Andruw Jones LF
Russell Martin C
Jorge Posada DH
Eduardo Nunez 3B

Pitching: Bartolo Colon RHP (8-6, 3.30)

RED SOX (68-42)
Jacoby Ellsbury CF
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Adrian Gonzalez 1B
Kevin Youkilis 3B
David Ortiz DH
Carl Crawford LF
Jarrod Saltamacchia C
Josh Reddick RF
Marco Scutaro SS

Pitching: Jon Lester LHP (11-4, 3.17)

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Kudos to Girardi. As many times as I and others have been critical of his managerial moves, last night Joe made one great move. Taking Colon out in the 5th and going with Logan was a gutsy move. One I am not sure I would have made. All in all the pen did its job and the Yankees won the game. This is one game for Girardi.

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YANKEES MINOR LEAGUE SCOREBOARD 8/6/2011
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Louisville (Reds) @ SCRANTON/WB 7:05 PM
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TRENTON @ Altoona (Pirates) 7:00 PM
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Dunedin (Blue Jays) @ TAMPA 6:00 PM
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Savannah (Mets) @ CHARLESTON 7:05 PM
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STATEN ISLAND @ Brooklyn (Mets) 6:00 PM
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GCL YANKEES @ GCL Braves 10:00 AM

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YANKEES MINOR LEAGUE SCOREBOARD 8/5/2011
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Louisville (Reds) 4 @ SCRANTON/WB 8
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TRENTON 2 @ Altoona (Pirates) 8
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TAMPA 7 @ Clearwater (Phillies) 0
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Savannah (Mets) 10 @ CHARLESTON 5
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Brooklyn (Mets) 9 @ STATEN ISLAND 4
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GCL Braves 6 @ GCL YANKEES 1
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A version of this with BOX links is available directly. Please E-mail a request to me as below. You may also see http://www.yankeesdaily.com/post/category/minor-leagues-2/box-score-minor-leagues for BOX details.

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That’s all folks!

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Mo ‘em down!

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A 3-2 lead just doesn’t feel comfortable/

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Robertson too!

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Sori was good!

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Posada can’t catch up to anything over 90 mph. he’s washed up. How long is Girardi going to leave him in as DH tonight. 2 strikeouts. Get Chavez into the game. Yankees have to get to the pen and get a couple of insurance runs here. A 1 run lead on the Sux is nothing. It will be interesting to see how Soriano pitches in the 7th.

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Would any of you guys really trust Burnednuts comng out of the pen? I have flashbacks of the White Flag brigade-Britton, Abedayingyang, & Bruney. Burnednuts needs to be sent to Scranton & learn from Igawa.

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Killer,
Igawa is at Trenton (double A)

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As soon as Logan gets into trouble Girardi needs to pull him and bring in Wade or Ayala. I assume Soriano isn’t ready to pitch in a tight game yet? Anyway, keep Logan on a short leash.

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robbie didn’t get it done but Swish comes through. Good for him. let’s go Yankees. Bull pen has to shut the Sux down and we need a few more insurance runs for Robertson and Mo.

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R. G. Kramer,
My lunch is @ 12 noon PST. I.T. went crazy & put a block on almost everything. I’m able to access MLB.com, obviously this site, & Google. Most likely, your site will be on the list.

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Bases loaded and no outs and Cano hits into a DP? Come on. He’s done that too much lately. You got to get the guys on base home if you hope to win a game. It’s called taking advantage of your opportunities. He let the Sux and Lester off the hook. Should get more than 1 run out of this. This could be the turning point in the game right here. Cano hung in but ended up losing the battle.

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A lead!!!

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Good spot for Robbie!

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Grandy delivers!

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Love it Logan!

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I guess this is a throw away game bringing in Logan? Not Colon’s greatest game but again a pitcher needs a few runs if he’s going to be successful. Yankee offense tonight is a non factor. Scored too many runs against the White Sox. Is this what the series is going to look like? We can only hope that at least CC will get us a game. Logan got his man out and a dangerous one with bases loaded so got to give him credit. It’s probably the last one he’ll pitch too.

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Jones has got to be the worst. Is he asleep on the bases? What’s he thinking getting picked off when he knew the ball would be caught. Jones needs to be traded if you can get a team to take him off our hands. And Jorge is doing nothing tonight. I don’t think Girardi’s hunch regarding Jorge is paying off. Time to bring Chavez in. Lester is good but the Yankees are making him look untouchable. The only thing is that his pitch count is up and if we can get him out of the game in the 6th maybe the hitters can get to the bull pen. But this game doesn’t have a good feeling for me.

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I don’t like Remy’s twang either Allan!

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Bad boy Andruw!

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Orsillo is passable, but Jerry Remy’s voice grates me (haha rich coming from someone from the West of Scotland where the accent is as thick as it gets!) and the Sox bias sucks.
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big baserunning botchup by Jones there

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Fooo!

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Hey Bob!

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I’ve got NESN as well and will have to listen to biased Sux commentators all game. Pain. Now the Sux have gone up 1-0. This series is not going to be a walk in the park like the White Sox series. it’s going to need great starting pitching and timely hitting. Getting RISP home is the key for the Yankees. They’ve already left a few runners on base. They need to strike early and keep the pedal down. Posada sure doesn’t look very comfortable at the plate. I’d rather go with Chavez as DH. And if Posada doesn’t do any better that could happen and if Jones doesn’t do anything at the plate we’ll probably see Gardner.

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Foo!

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Posada looks lost from the right side.

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Orsillo’s not bad Allan!

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Switch on the TV ready to watch the game and realise it’s the NESN coverage – ah well, i can always mute the box!

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Let’s go YANKEES!

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YANKEES MINOR LEAGUE SCOREBOARD 8/5/2011
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Louisville (Reds) @ SCRANTON/WB 7:05 PM
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TRENTON @ Altoona (Pirates) 7:00 PM
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TAMPA @ Clearwater (Phillies) 6:30 PM
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Savannah (Mets) @ CHARLESTON 7:05 PM
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Brooklyn (Mets) @ STATEN ISLAND 7:00 PM
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GCL Braves 6 @ GCL YANKEES 1

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YANKEES MINOR LEAGUE SCOREBOARD 8/4/2011
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Louisville (Reds) 3 @ SCRANTON/WB 2
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Akron (Indians) 7 @ TRENTON 4
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TAMPA 4 @ Clearwater (Phillies) 8
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CHARLESTON 4 @ Asheville (Rockies) 5 (10)
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STATEN ISLAND 0 @ Mahoning Valley (Indians) 4
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GCL Pirates 8 @ GCL YANKEES 3
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A version of this with BOX links is available directly. Please E-mail a request to me as below. You may also see http://www.yankeesdaily.com/post/category/minor-leagues-2/box-score-minor-leagues for BOX details.

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