NYY v.s KC – 8/15/11


Gardner LF
Jeter SS
Granderson CF
Teixeira 1B
Cano 2B
Swisher RF
Chavez 3B
Posada DH
Martin C

Pitching Matchup:

A.J Burnett (8-9, 4.60 ERA) v.s Felipe Paulino (1-4, 3.45 ERA)

Enjoy the game!

Yankee News

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman indicated Monday that it’s unlikely prospect left-hander Manny Banuelos will be called up from the minors when rosters expand in September.

“You may or may not see him,” said Cashman. “It’s more likely you won’t see him. There are no plans for him to join us. He is 20 years old. He is at Triple-A (Scranton-Wilkes Barre) right now and there are no plans to push him. That could change, but …” While the Yankees recently talked about using Banuelos as a reliever, Cashman said Monday that the young southpaw is not being moved to the bullpen with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. It appears that they don’t have the sense of urgency to make the move now that Rafael Soriano is back from the disabled list and Phil Hughes is likely bullpen-bound.

About Delia E.

Delia Enriquez is the managing editor of Yankees Fans Unite. She enjoys analyzing the New York Yankees whether it be their pitching, roster or their manager. You can follow her on twitter @dfiregirl4 for more tweets, analysis and opinion on the Yankees.

Posted on August 15, 2011, in Game Threads and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. Delia…you forgot our best player…the Grandyman hitting 3rd in CF.

    I see Posada gets another start at DH….we’ll see if Saturday’s performance was for real. In any event, his days of starting are numbered with ARod coming back…would much rather see Nunez, Chavez or even AJOnes in the lineup then Jorge. Thanks for the memories Jorge but your time to step aside has come.

  2. Against a RHP I don’t think Posada is toast. His numbers are still good (ops 116+). Actually better than Chavez over this season, last 162 and last 300 games each has played.

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