Right-hander Phil Hughes will take the mound for the Yankees this afternoon in the rubber match against the Tigers. In his last outing vs. the Angels, Hughes only lasted 5 1/3 innings, allowing 7 runs on 11 hits. Hughes ended up getting a no-decision.
Alex Rodriguez is today’s DH.
After today’s game, the Bombers head back to the Bronx where they will face the Tampa Bay Rays for a three-game set starting Tuesday night.
On the mound for the Tigers is reigning CY Young Award Winner, Justin Verlander (5-3, 2.55 ERA).
New York Yankees (28-24)
Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Alex Rodriguez DH
Robinson Cano 2B
Mark Teixeira 1B
Raul Ibanez LF
Nick Swisher RF
Eric Chavez 3B
Russell Martin C
Pitching: RHP Phil Hughes (4-5, 5.64 ERA)
Game Time: 1:05 p.m. EST. at Comerica Park
Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280
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