Daily Archives: October 2, 2012

Game 161 Lineup: Red Sox vs. Yankees

Lineup vs. Red Sox:

Derek Jeter SS
Nick Swisher RF
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Mark Teixeira 1B
Robinson Cano 2B
Russell Martin C
Curtis Granderson CF
Eduardo Nunez DH
Ichiro Suzuki LF

David Phelps RHP

Manny Banuelos to have Tommy John Surgery

Manny Banuelos to have Tommy John Surgery

By Delia E.

The Yankees have just announced that Manny Banuelos will have Tommy John Surgery on Thursday after missing most of the season with elbow injuries. The procedure will be done by Dr. James Andrews. Banuelos is scheduled to miss the 2013 season which was somewhat of a blow for the Yankees since he could have been an inexpensive rotation fixture come 2014.

Morning Bits: Phelps crucial start, Mariano’s infulence on Soriano & more…

Yankees have an explosion of runs while the O’s lost.   Yanks are now 1 game up in the division and are in the driver seat.  Tonight Phleps get the start instead of Nova.   Big game for him as Girardi shows him some confidence.

Enjoy the day now for some links…

Matt Ehalt of ESPN NY writes that Phelps is getting the ball in a crucial start.

Andrew Marchand has his rapid reaction to last night’s game.

Bryan Hoch has a story on how Mariano’s influence has help Soriano out as a closer.

Steven Miller has the updated path to the postseason.

— Steinbrenner is buckling up for a wild finish writes Bryan Hoch.

From Fox Sports