Originally posted on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 8/9/13
The last time Alex Rodriguez set foot in Yankee Stadium against the Tigers, he was benched in favor of Eric Chavez. Now, he returns nearly a year later – back at third base. It seems as if it’s now or never for the Yankees, who are just one game above .500 coming into tonight’s game. Ivan Nova looks to continue his recent success, facing off against New Jersey native Rick Porcello. Check out our full game preview here. Detroit Tigers (68-45) Austin Jackson CF Torii Hunter RF Miguel Cabrera 3B Prince Fielder 1B Victor Martinez DH Andy Dirks LF Alex Avila C Hernan Perez 2B Jose Iglesias SS RHP Rick Porcello (8-6, 4.28 ERA) New York Yankees (57-56) Brett Gardner CF Ichiro Suzuki RF Robinson Cano 2B Alfonso Soriano DH Alex Rodriguez 3B Curtis Granderson LF Lyle Overbay 1B Eduardo Nunez SS Chris Stewart C RHP Ivan Nova (5-4, 3.08 ERA) Game Time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES, MLB Network Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280 Weather: Scattered T-storms, 60% chance of rain, 85°F
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