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Sliding Into Home:
New York Yankees
Tampa Bay Rays
REGULAR SEASON GAME 3
YANKEES @ RAYS
First Pitch: 1:40 PM | TV: YES/TBS | Radio: WCBS
Here are the lineups:
Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Robinson Cano 2B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Mark Teixeira 1B
Nick Swisher DH
Raul Ibanez RF
Brett Gardner LF
Chris Stewart C
RHP Phil Hughes (0-0, -.-- ERA)
Desmond Jennings CF
Carlos Pena 1B
Evan Longoria 3B
Matt Joyce LF
Ben Zobrist RF
Luke Scott DH
Jeff Keppinger 2B
Jose Molina C
Sean Rodriguez SS
RHP Jeremy Hellickson (0-0, -.-- ERA)
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Reigning AL Rookie of the Year Jeremy Hellickson of the Tampa Bay Rays shut out the New York Yankees for 8 2/3 innings, allowing three hits and four walks while striking out four in a 3-0 victory. The win completed the opening series sweep of the Yanks.
Line: 8.2 IP | 3 H| 0 ER | 4 BB | 4 K; W (1-0) | QS
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