Daily Archives: August 16, 2012

Game 118 Lineup: Rangers vs. Yankees

Lineup vs. Rangers

Derek Jeter SS
Nick Swisher RF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Andruw Jones LF
Casey McGhee 3B
Russell Martin DH
Jayson Nix 2B
Ichiro Suzuki CF
Chris Stewart C

Ivan Nova RHP

Morning Bits: Garcia is steady, Yanks react to Mekly & more

Yankees made it 3 in a row last night against Texas.   Josh Hamilton even hit 2 homers but they were solo shots.   Garcia had a nice game and the bullpen did it’s job.  Eric Chavez is on fire and added 3 hits last night.   Yankees go for the sweep today as Nova is up against Holland.   First pitch is scheduled for 1:05EST.

Enjoy the day.  Now for some links….

Andrew Marchand of ESPN NY writes that Freddy has been more than steady.

Kristie Ackert of The New York Daily News has some quotes from Yankee players about Melky’s suspension.

— Former Yankee Chad Curtis faces additional sexual conduct charges.  The Associated Press has the story.

Stephen Skinner of The Bleacher Report has some reasons why the Yankees withstand injury woes.

James Morisette of The Bleacher Report has an article about the top hitting prospects for the Yankees.