Originally posted on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 5/12/13
  MLB will commemorate Mother’s Day and Breast Cancer Awareness with these special baseballs. (Photo credit: MLB.com) Happy Mother’s Day! The Yankees enter today in sole possession of first place, and are poised for the series sweep against the Royals in an afternoon contest from Kauffman Stadium. Hiroki Kuroda gets the start for New York against Ervin Santana. After the game, the Yankees head to Cleveland for a doubleheader tomorrow before returning home for a six game homestand. Here are the lineups: New York Yankees (22-13) Brett Gardner CF Robinson Cano 2B Vernon Wells LF Travis Hafner DH Ichiro Suzuki RF Jayson Nix SS Lyle Overbay 1B Chris Nelson 3B Chris Stewart C RHP Hiroki Kuroda (4-2, 2.30 ERA) Kansas City Royals (18-15) Jarrod Dyson CF Alcides Escobar SS Alex Gordon LF Billy Butler DH Eric Hosmer 1B Salvador Perez C Mike Moustakas 3B Jeff Francouer RF Elliot Johnson 2B RHP Ervin Santana (3-1, 2.36 ERA) Game Time: 2:10 pm EST – Kauffman Stadium – Kansas City, MO TV: YES Network Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280 Weather: Sunny, 61°
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