Found April 03, 2013 on Bronx Pinstripes:
Yankees look to rebound after the Opening Day loss to the Red Sox.  Hiroki Kuroda toes the rubber in the 7:05 start time.  Girardi mixes up the roster a bit from game 1 moving up Ichiro into the 2 spot and Nunez to the 8 spot.  Youkilis is back at third while Lyle Overbay gets his first start in Pinstripes at first base.  Chris Stewart is behind the plate tonight as the catcher position will most likely be a hot hand/bat situation throughout the year. Note: - Six players made their Yankee debuts during Monday’s Opening Day game. This marks the most ever in a single game since the first game in Yankees history (as the Highlanders) in 1903! The Yankees players who made their Pinstripes debut were Kevin Youkilis, Vernon Wells, Ben Francisco, Travis Hafner, Lyle Overbay, and Shawn Kelley. New York Yankees Brett Gardner CF Ichiro Suzuki RF Robinson Cano 2B Kevin Youkilis 3B Travis Hafner DH Vernon Wells LF Lyle Overbay 1B Eduardo Nunez SS Chris Stewart C Hiroki Kuroda RHP Boston Red Sox Jacoby Ellsbury CF Daniel Nava DH Dustin Pedroia 2B Mike Napoli 1B Will Middlebrooks 3B Jarrod Saltalamacchia C Shane Victorino RF Jackie Bradley, Jr. LF Jose Iglesias SS Clay Buchholz RHP Game Time: 7:05 pm TV: ESPN2, YES Network Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280  

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Update on Kuroda

If you weren't watching, Hiroki Kuroda had to leave tonight's game after being hit on the middle finger of his pitching hand on a liner back to the mound. Luckily, he's OK. Here's the update via Bryan Hoch and Sweeny Murti:

Yankees’ Hiroki Kuroda day-to-day with finger injury

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Youkilis comments on opening series against Red Sox

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Kuroda leaves after hit by Victorino liner

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Daniel Nava Batting Second, Serving as Designated Hitter Against Hiroki Kuroda, Yankees

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Red Sox’ Chance at Early Success Even More Tantalizing in Context of Dooming Yankees to Slow Start (Video)

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Game 3: 3 Stars of the game

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