Found September 17, 2013 on Bronx Pinstripes:
It’s now or never for the Yankees, who find themselves 2.5 games behind the Rangers for the second wild card spot. With 12 games left, the Yankees have to almost win every single one of them to have a chance at a playoff berth. It starts tonight with Andy Pettitte on the hill against Toronto. Check out a full preview of the game here. New York Yankees (79-71) Curtis Granderson CF Alex Rodriguez DH Robinson Cano 2B Alfonso Soriano LF Lyle Overbay 1B Mark Reynolds 3B Ichiro Suzuki RF Brendan Ryan SS Chris Stewart C LHP Andy Pettitte (10-9, 4.04 ERA) Toronto Blue Jays (68-81) Jose Reyes SS Rajai Davis RF Brett Lawrie 3B Moises Sierra DH Colby Rasmus CF Mark DeRosa 1B Kevin Pillar LF Ryan Goins 2B Josh Thole C RHP R.A. Dickey (12-12, 4.36 ERA) Game Time: 7:07 pm ET – Rogers Centre TV: MY9 Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280 

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