The Yankees will send right-hander Phil Hughes to the mound in today’s rubber match against the Braves. In his last outing vs. the Nationals, Hughes went 6 inning, allowing 1 run on 6 hits while striking out 9 for the win. He is 3-0 with a 1.69 ERA in his last three starts.
Mark Teixeira is not in today’s lineup.
Right-hander Tommy Hanson (7-4, 3.32 ERA) is on the mound for the Braves.
New York Yankees (41-26)
Derek Jeter DH
Curtis Granderson CF
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Robinson Cano 2B
Nick Swisher RF
Raul Ibanez LF
Eric Chavez 1B
Russell Martin C
Jayson Nix SS
Pitching: RHP Phil Hughes (7-5, 4.50 ERA)
Game Time: 1:05 p.m. EST. at Yankee Stadium
TV: YES, MLBN
Radio: WCBS 880,WADO 1280
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