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New York Yankees
Phil Hughes will make his first start of the season today, as the Yankees will take on the Tigers from Comerica Park in Detroit. Hughes was originally going to start for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre today, but the Yankees need arms – David Phelps will become the long-man out of the pen. Manager Joe Girardi will go with the same lineup as yesterday, except Vernon Wells will start in place of Ichiro, and Eduardo Nunez will sit out with a bruised bicep. Here are the lineups for both teams:
New York Yankees (1-3)
Brett Gardner CF
Robinson Cano 2B
Kevin Youkilis 3B
Travis Hafner DH
Vernon Wells LF
Brennan Boesch RF
Francisco Cervelli C
Lyle Overbay 1B
Jayson Nix SS
RHP Phil Hughes (16-13, 4.23 ERA in ’12)
Detroit Tigers (2-2)
Austin Jackson CF
Torii Hunter RF
Miguel Cabrera 3B
Prince Fielder 1B
Victor Martinez DH
Andy Dirks LF
Jhonny Peralta SS
Alex Avila C
Ramon Santiago 2B
RHP Max Scherzer (16-7, 3.74 ERA in ’12)
Game Time: 4:05 pm EST at Comerica Park – Detroit, MI.
Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280
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