Originally posted on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 6/5/13
Get the brooms out. After coming off what might be hist best start of the season, CC Sabathia takes the ball with hopes of sweeping away the Cleveland Indians this afternoon from the Stadium. On the offensive side, Mark Teixeira has almost single-handedly won this series for the Yankees, connecting on two homers and driving in seven through the first two games. Notoriously a slow starter, this is a good sign for Teix who was sidelined for the first couple of months with a serious wrist injury. After today’s game, the Yankees head out on the road for their first West Coast swing of the year. Check out our full-game preview here! Cleveland Indians (30-28) Michael Bourn CF Jason Kipnis 2B Nick Swisher DH Mark Reynolds 3B Carlos Santana 1B Mike Aviles SS Michael Brantley LF Yan Gomes C Drew Stubbs RF RHP Corey Kluber (3-3, 4.36 ERA) New York Yankees (33-25) Brett Gardner CF Robinson Cano 2B Mark Teixeira 1B Travis Hafner DH Vernon Wells LF Lyle Overbay RF Kevin Youkilis 3B Jayson Nix SS Chris Stewart C LHP CC Sabathia (5-4, 3.71 ERA) Game Time: 1:05 pm EST – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES, MLB Network Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280 Weather: Clear, 72°F
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