Spring opener: Yankees vs. USF

Derek Jeter bats in the first inning of Friday's exhibition.

Here is the Yankees lineup for the first spring exhibition, today against the University of South Florida Bulls at Steinbrenner Field. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. ET, and the Yankees regulars are expected to get an at-bat or two.

Alex Mendez LF, Chad Taylor CF, James Ramsay RF, Todd Brazeal DH, Daniel Rockhold 3B, Buddy Putnam 1B, Andrew Longley C, Kyle Teaf SS, Luis Llerena 2B

Pitching: Matt Reed LHP

Derek Jeter SS, Curtis Granderson CF, Mark Teixeira 1B, Alex Rodriguez 3B, Raul Ibanez DH, Nick Swisher RF, Brett Gardner LF, Eduardo Nunez 2B, Gustavo Molina C

Pitching: Adam Warren RHP

Also in line to pitch: Brett Marshall, Dan Burawa, Juan Cedeno, Graham Stoneburner, Ryan Pope and Kevin Whelan.

Adam Warren throws the spring's first pitch at Steinbrenner Field.


I’d be extremely surprised and shocked if there were. Already itching for the regular season to start.


11-0 Yanks final. Nice. No embarrassment here!


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