Originally written on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 5/23/15
The Bombers come back to the Bronx for a seven game homestand after an 11 game road trip to take on the Twins. Vidal Nuno (1-1, 5.49 ERA) gets the ball first to take on Ricky Nolasco (2-5, 6.12 ERA). Nuno was able to give the Yanks seven innings in his last start against the White Sox, his longest outing of the season. He allowed three runs in the no decision and pitched a season high 101 pitches. He has never faced any hitters from the current Twins roster. Nolasco struggled against the Giants on Sunday, allowing seven runs on nine hits and a walk over just 4 2/3 innings. He is down to a 5.58 ERA in May after a 6.67 ERA in April. He has never faced the Yanks in his career. Mark Teixeira took an extra off day Thursday to rest what the Yankees hope is just a stiff right wrist. “The thought is, it’s just inflammation,” Girardi said on Wednesday. “It’s still a little bit sore, so we didn’t put him in there tonight. There’s still more improvement, but he still feels it, so we thought it...
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