Yanks Take on the Reds in Sarasota

Kevin RozellSenior Writer IMarch 1, 2009

(The Voice of Yankees Universe)

The Yankees are down in Sarasota, Florida today to take on the Cincinnati Reds. The pitching match-up is RHP Alfredo Aceves vs. RHP Aaron Harang. Both will be making their spring debuts today. This will be the last game for both Derek and A-Rod, before they leave for the WBC. Enjoy the game.

New York (2-2) vs. Reds (2-2)

Pitching Match Up:

RHP Alfredo Aceves  (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. RHP Aaron Harang (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

Yankees Lineup:

Gardner CF
Jeter SS
Teixeira 1B
A. Rodriguez 3B
Cano 2B
Nady RF
J. Rodriguez LF
Ransom DH
Cash C

Game News & Notes:

  • Aceves will be followed by Damaso Marte, Brian Bruney, Jon Albaladejo, Christian Garcia, Mark Melancon and J.B. Cox.
  • CC Sabathia’s simulated game was scratched because of poor weather. It is now planned for tomorrow.
  • Jorge Posada’s shoulder felt better today and he might DH tomorrow.
  • Edwar Ramirez has not started throwing yet.
  • Jason Johnson has been cleared to start throwing outside and will throw a 35-pitch bullpen tomorrow.
  • Kanekoa Texeira has the flu.
  • It’s drizzling, very windy, and the tarp is on the field at Ed Smith Stadium. It should clear up for game time.

     The game will not be televised. The game is scheduled to start at 1:05PM ET. It will take place at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, FL. (Lineups & Notes, courtesy of Peter Abraham)

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