Daily Archives: September 16, 2011

Game 149 | Yankees @ Blue Jays

Sabathia looks to notch win number 20 tonight in Toronto.

Lineup:

Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Robinson Cano 2B
Nick Swisher RF
Eric Chavez 3B
Jorge Posada DH
Russell Martin C
Brett Gardner LF

Pitchers:

C.C. Sabathia (19-8, 2.93) vs. Dustin McGowan (0-0, 9.00)

As you can see, still no A-Rod in the lineup.

Enjoy the game.

Series Preview: G149-151 | Yankees @ Blue Jays

Fri., 9/16/11, 7:07PM EST

C.C. Sabathia (19-8, 2.93) vs. Brett Cecil (4-9, 4.37)
Sabathia’s Last 3 Starts: 2-1, 2.33, 25 K in 19.1 IP
Cecil’s Last 3 Starts: 0-2, 4.12, 16 K in 19.2 IP

Sat., 9/17/11, 1:07PM EST

Bartolo Colon (8-9, 3.55) vs. Henderson Alvarez (1-2, 3.09)
Colon’s Last 3 Starts: 0-1, 2.57, 16 K in 21.0 IP
Alvarez’s Last 3 Starts: 1-0, 1.29, 13 K in 21.0 IP

Sun., 9/18/11, 1:07PM EST

Ivan Nova (15-4, 3.81) vs. Dustin McGowan (0-0, 9.00)
Nova’s Last 3 Starts: 1-0, 2.75, 11 K in 19.2 IP
McGowan’s Last Start (was first start since ‘08): 3+ IP, 4 ER, 5 BB

And lastly, here is Ricky’s Series Preview which will include:

Yankees-Mariners recap | when the Yankees will lock everything up | pitching matchups | CC’s 2nd crack at 20 wins | Cecil: best of times worst of times | Colon and Garcia’s struggles up north | Alvarez – another unknown, but efficient | McGowan’s long return back | Jose Bautista HR prediction | Rasmus is back, but keep an eye on another CF | A-Rod is back (Hopefully) | Twins-Yankees Monday matchup | and the prediction.

Commercial

Thought about this commercial today and figured i’d post it.  ESPN Commercial featuring Jeter.

Morning Bits: Mariano, Staten Island Yankees, Feliciano, A-Rod

Yankees were off yesterday but they move a game closer to making the playoffs since Boston lost.  The Yankees open up a new series tonight at Toronto.

The Yankee Magic Number is now at 10.

Enjoy the weekend everyone and here are your morning links…

* Where does Mariano rank in Yankee history?

* Staten Island Yankees not going anywhere Team president says.

* Yankees Feliciano likely out next season as well.

* A-Rod’s thumb is likely on ongoing issue.

 

AL EAST STANDINGS

EAST W L PCT GB HOME ROAD RS RA DIFF STRK L10 POFF
NY Yankees 90 58 .608 46-27 44-31 798 592 +206 Lost 1 5-5 99.7
Boston 86 63 .577 4.5 43-31 43-32 807 658 +149 Lost 2 2-8 88.7
Tampa Bay 83 66 .557 7.5 42-33 41-33 643 560 +83 Won 1 7-3 8.2
Toronto 75 74 .503 15.5 38-36 37-38 698 708 -10 Won 1 6-4 0.0
Baltimore 60 88 .405 30 35-40 25-48 626 774 -148 Won 2 5-5 0.0