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Grapefruit League Game 2: Yankees at Phillies

Feb. 27, 2011, 1:05 p.m. ET – Bright House Field – Clearwater, Fla.
TV: YES / Radio: None
YANKEES (0-1)
Brett Gardner LF, Nick Swisher RF, Curtis Granderson CF, Jorge Posada DH, Eric Chavez 1B, Jesus Montero C, Eduardo Nunez 2B, Ronnie Belliard 3B, Ramiro Pena SS
Starting pitcher: Ivan Nova RHP (1-2, 4.50 ERA in 2010)
Also scheduled to pitch: Sergio Mitre, Boone Logan, Dellin Betances, Adam Warren
PHILLIES (1-0)
Jimmy Rollins SS, Shane Victorino CF, Raul Ibanez LF, Ryan Howard 1B, Placido Polanco 3B, Domonic Brown RF, Ben Francisco DH, Carlos Ruiz C, Wilson Valdez 2B
Starting pitcher: Joe Blanton RHP (9-6, 4.82 ERA in 2010)
Also scheduled to pitch: Justin De Fratus, Michael Schwimer, Ryan Madson, J.C. Romero, Brad Lidge
  • Mark Teixeira said his right big toe is bruised, a day after being hit by a pitch.
  • The Yankees were still buzzing about Jorge Vazquez’s tape-measure home run that cleared the center-field batters eye at Steinbrenner Field. Girardi said that it is possible that Vazquez could work his way into the mix that the Yankees are considering Eric Chavez for, a backup corner infielder. 
  • Chavez is playing first base today because, as Girardi said, he already knows Chavez can play third base. All those Gold Gloves aren’t just for show.
  • There are 32 days until Opening Day.
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