Found September 03, 2012 on
New York Yankees
Tampa Bay Rays
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New York will send their workhorse, C.C. Sabathia, to the mound today in game one of a three-game set against the Tampa Bay Rays. In his last outing against the Jays, Sabathia went seven innings, allowing five runs (two earned) on nine hits while striking out eight for the loss.
Alex Rodriguez is back in the lineup after missing 36 games with a fractured left hand.
Curtis Granderson (right hamstring tendinitis) is not in today’s lineup.
Right-hander James Shields (12-8, 3.91 ERA) is on the mound for the Rays.
New York Yankees (76-57)
Derek Jeter SS
Nick Swisher 1B
Robinson Cano 2B
Alex Rodriguez DH
Eric Chavez 3B
Raul Ibanez LF
Russell Martin C
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Chris Dickerson CF
Pitching: LHP C.C. Sabathia (13-4, 3.40 ERA)
Game Time: 1:10 p.m. EST. at Tropicana Field
TV: YES, MLBN
Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280
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When Alex Rodriguez went down with a broken hand after being hit by a pitch by Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners on July 24, the New York Yankees held a 7 game lead over the Baltimore Orioles and 8 game lead over the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League East.
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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said on Sunday there is a good chance Alex Rodriguez will rejoin the Yankees on Monday for the game against the Tampa Bay Rays. Rodriguez has been out since fracturing his left hand on July 24. He has been on a rehab assignment the past two days with Class A Tampa, going 0-for-7 with a walk. Rodriguez worked on the side on Sunday, rather...
The New York Yankees activated third baseman Alex Rodriguez from the 15-day disabled list on Monday. Rodriquez suffered a broken left hand on July 24 and the Yankees have missed his production. They were 18-8 with the slugger out of the lineup. At the time of the injury, Rodriquez was hitting .276 with 15 home runs and 44 RBI. He made two rehab appearances for Class A Tampa during...
According to a report from the New York Daily News, The New York Yankees expect their All-Star third baseman, Alex Rodriguez to return to the lineup today against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Rodriguez fractured a bone in his right hand back on July 24th in a game against the Seattle Mariners.
The report indicated that Rodriguez had good workouts for Class-A Tampa over the weekend and all...
A-Rod is back in the New York Yankees lineup after missing six weeks due to a hand injury.
Alex Rodriguez was listed as the DH and batting fourth in the manager Joe Girardi's lineup for Monday's game against Tampa Bay.
Rodriguez has been out since breaking his left hand July 24. He went 0 for 7 in two rehabilitation appearances for Class A Tampa. While he is having a down...
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My finger is officially on the button.
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Alex Rodriguez has returned to the Yankees' starting lineup for their AL championship series opener against Detroit on Saturday night but has been dropped to sixth in the batting order.
According to STATS LLC, the 37-year-old third baseman has not hit that low in the order since Joe Torre batted him eighth in the fourth and final game of the 2006 AL division series against the...
James Shields pitched eight strong innings to outlast CC Sabathia and light-hitting Chris Gimenez drove in two runs Monday, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 4-3 and further tightening the AL East race.
The Yankees, who led by 10 games earlier this summer, had their edge cut to one game by Baltimore, which beat Toronto 4-0. The Rays moved within 2 1-2 games of...
After the New York Yankees gave up ground to their closest pursuer in the AL East over the weekend, they'll try to avoid doing the same to the Tampa Bay Rays this week.
Alex Rodriguez may be able to help.
The third baseman is expected to return from a broken left hand Monday when the banged-up Yankees open a crucial 10-game road trip with CC Sabathia on the mound.
The New York Yankees got Alex Rodriguez back from the disabled list while losing Robinson Cano to injury in their opener with the Tampa Bay Rays. In the process they lost, further tightening the AL East.
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