Originally written on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 5/19/13
The Yankees will have the brooms out today as they try to sweep away the Toronto Blue Jays. CC Sabathia and R.A. Dickey will go head-to-head in a matchup of former Cy Young Award winners. Yesterday, the Yankees set an American League record to start the season by going 18-0 when scoring first. Newly acquired Reid Brignac will get the start at shortstop today for the Yankees. New York has won nine straight home games against the Blue Jays. After today’s game, the Yankees head to Baltimore to take on the Orioles. Here are the lineups: Toronto Blue Jays (17-26) Melky Cabrera DH Jose Bautista RF Edwin Encarnacion 1B Mark DeRosa 2B Brett Lawrie 3B Maicer Izturis SS Colby Rasmus CF Emilio Bonifacio LF Henry Blanco C RHP R.A. Dickey (3-5, 4.83 ERA) New York Yankees (27-16) Curtis Granderson CF Robinson Cano 2B Vernon Wells LF Travis Hafner DH Lyle Overbay 1B Jayson Nix 3B Ichiro Suzuki RF Reid Brignac SS Austin Romine C LHP CC Sabathia (4-3, 3.19 ERA) Game Time: 1:05 pm EST – Yankee Stadium – Bronx NY TV: YES Network Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280 Weather: 59°F, cloudy with occasional rain showers. 50% chance of rain  
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