A seven-game swing through Detroit and Texas isn’t the most grueling of baseball road trips, but the games themselves were pretty tough. The starting pitchers had to grind a few games out, the offense tirelessly stranded baserunners like it was going out of style, and all those games came at the back end of a 16-in-16 stretch. I’m sure yesterday’s day off helped recharge the batteries, I know I enjoyed it, and hopefully the Yankees are ready to go to town during this quick six-game homestand. Here’s tonight’s lineup…
Freddy Garcia, SP
First pitch is scheduled for a little after 7pm ET and can be seen on YES. Enjoy.
Notes: The Royals placed Bruce Chen on the disabled list, so the Yankees will face Jersey’s own Vin Mazzaro tomorrow … Phil Hughes expects to start throwing on Thursday, and hopes to be back within six-to-eight weeks. Good luck with that, kiddo. Seriously, good luck.
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