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Clay Rapada was designated for assignment to make room for Lyle Overbay (Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
The Yankees released their Opening Day roster on Sunday, and it includes a 20 percent turnover just from the beginning of spring training. Among the new faces that we will see on Opening Day are RHP Shawn Kelley, 1B Lyle Overbay, and OFs Brennan Boesch, Vernon Wells, and Ben Francisco.
To add Overbay to the 40-man roster, the team designated LHP Clay Rapada for assignment. Earlier this week, the team designated RHP David Aardsma for assignment and outrighted RHP Sam Demel off the roster. The Yankees had also released IF David Adams to make room on the 40-man roster.
52 CC Sabathia
18 Hiroki Kuroda
46 Andy Pettitte
47 Ivan Nova
41 David Phelps
42 Mariano Rivera
30 Dave Robertson
62 Joba Chamberlain
48 Boone Logan
27 Shawn Kelley
38 Cody Eppley
43 Adam Warren
29 Francisco Cervelli
19 Chris Stewart
55 Lyle Overbay
24 Robinson Cano
36 Kevin Youkilis
26 Eduardo Nunez
17 Jayson Nix
33 Travis Hafner
11 Brett Gardner
31 Ichiro Suzuki
12 Vernon Wells
45 Ben Francisco
22 Brennan Boesch
15-Day Disabled List
65 Phil Hughes
2 Derek Jeter
25 Mark Teixeira
14 Curtis Granderson
60-Day Disabled List
71 Cesar Cabral
35 Michael Pineda
13 Alex Rodriguez
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Regular Season Game 1
YANKEES vs Red Sox
First Pitch: 1:05 PM | TV: YES/ESPN | Radio: WCBS
Here are the lineups:
Brett Gardner CF
Eduardo Nunez SS
Robinson Cano 2B
Kevin Youkilis 1B
Vernon Wells LF
Ben Francisco DH
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Jayson Nix 3B
Francisco Cervelli C
LHP CC Sabathia
RED SOX (0-0)
Jacoby Ellsbury CF
Shane Victorino RF
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Boston Red Sox 8 — New York Yankees 2
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Note: Pitching matchups are subject to change
Monday, April 1 @ 1:05 PM
Jon Lester, LHP (0-0, 0.00) vs CC Sabathia, LHP (0-0 0.00)
TV: NESN, YES, ESPN, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio
Wednesday, April 3 @ 7:05 PM
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TV: NESN, YES, ESPN2, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio...