Game 101 – Rangers vs. Yankees

Regular Season Game 101
Texas Rangers (55-45) vs. New York Yankees (53-47)
Rangers Ballpark in Arlington – Arlington, Texas
TV/Radio: YES/WCBS 880
8:05pm EST

YANKEES:
Brett Gardner CF
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Robinson Cano 2B
Lyle Overbay 1B
Vernon Wells DH
Eduardo Nunez SS
Brent Lillibridge 3B
Melky Mesa LF
Chris Stewart C

Pitching: Andy Pettitte, LHP

RANGERS:

Ian Kinsler 2B
Elvis Andrus SS
Nelson Cruz RF
Adrian Beltre 3B
A.J. Pierzynski DH
Jeff Baker LF
Mitch Moreland 1B
Geovany Soto C
Craig Gentry CF

Pitching: Matt Garza, RHP *Rangers debut

Now for some news + notes…

- Curtis Granderson (broken pinky) is set to begin a rehab assignment tomorrow with the High-A Tampa Yankees. Jayson Nix (oblique) played five innings at third base today with them, going 0-2. It is believed both will return soon.

- Outfielder Alfonso Soriano was is not in the Cubs’ lineup tonight in an effort to “clear his head”, amid all the trade rumors. The Yankees are still trying to work out a trade for their former second baseman, and it appears Soriano is willing to return to New York should a deal go down. When asked if he would use his no-trade clause to prevent being dealt to the Yanks, Sori said, “No, no, no, no.” Chicago reporters are putting the chances of a deal happening at 75%.

- Finally, as it is too big of a story to ignore, here is a statement from Yankees GM Brian Cashman on the latest news regarding Alex Rodriguez.

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About Brian D.

A passionate 15-year old Yankees fan who has hopes of becoming an MLB journalist or broadcaster. He brings an optimistic, yet realistic take on the Yanks to Yankees Fans Unite, and essentially lives and breathes baseball.

Posted on July 24, 2013, in Game Threads and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I’m pleased to see Adams was brought back up. He was just getting comfortable and having better ABs when he was sent down. Yanks need to give guys like him a long look for the rest of this lost season to see if they are players moving forward. Unfortunately, with Nix on the way back, his stay may be short-lived.

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