Hiroki Kuroda is on the mound for the Yankees tonight in the first game of a three-game set against crosstown rivals, the New York Mets. Kuroda didn’t fare well against the Mets in four seasons with the Dodgers, going just 1-5 with a 5.75 ERA in seven career starts.
The Yankees lead the all-time series 54-36, including a 49-35 mark in 84 regular season meetings.
Left-hander Johan Santana (3-2, 2.38 ERA) is on the mound for the Mets.
New York Yankees (31-25)
Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Robinson Cano 2B
Nick Swisher RF
Andruw Jones DH
Raul Ibanez LF
Russell Martin C
Pitching: RHP Hiroki Kuroda (4-6, 3.82 ERA)
Game Time: 7:05 p.m. EST. at Yankee Stadium
TV: MY9, MLBN
Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280
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