Originally posted on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 4/29/13
The Yankees welcome in the newest members of the American League tonight – the Houston Astros – for a three-game series. Yanks catcher Austin Romine will get his fifth career start, his first since 2011 – he was called up when Francisco Cervelli broke his hand. Former Astro Andy Pettitte will get the start for the Yankees against 27-year-old Lucas Harrell, who will try to end the ‘Stros’ four-game losing streak. The Astros have an all-time record of 1-8 against the Yankees -  their only win coming on a combined six-pitcher no-hitter back on June 11, 2003. Here are the lineups: Houston Astros – manager: Bo Porter (7-18) Jose Altuve 2B Brandon Barnes RF Brandon Laird 1B Chris Carter LF Carlos Pena DH Ronny Cedeno SS Carlos Corporan C Matt Dominguez 3B Robbie Grossman CF RHP Lucas Harrell (2-2. 4.08 ERA) New York Yankees (15-9) Brett Gardner CF Robinson Cano 2B Vernon Wells LF Travis Hafner DH Brennan Boesch RF Jayson Nix 3B Lyle Overbay 1B Eduardo Nunez SS Austin Romine C LHP Andy Pettitte (3-1, 2.22 ERA) Game Time: 7:05 pm – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES Network Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280 Weather: Few showers early, cloudy, 55º – 30% chance of rain
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