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Yankees-Astros: Bombers Face Houston in Spring Training Game No. 6

Kevin RozellSenior Writer IMarch 2, 2009

(The Voice of Yankees Universe)

The Yankees are in Kissimmee, Florida today to take on the Houston Astros. The pitching matchup is RHP Chien-Ming Wang vs. LHP Mike Hampton. Wang will be the second pitcher from the rotation to start a game this spring. Hopefully the pitching is a little better today than it was yesterday. Enjoy the game.


New York (2-3) vs. Houston (1-4)

Pitching Matchup

RHP Chien-Ming Wang (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. LHP Mike Hampton (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

 

Yankees Lineup

Damon LF
Cabrera CF
Swisher RF
Posada DH
Ransom SS
Molina C
Miranda 1B
Berroa 2B
Bernier 3B

 

Game News and Notes

Wang will be followed by Tomko, Jackson, De La Rosa, Dunn, Claggett, and Kontos.

Jorge Posada is back, and he played some long toss before the game.

Sabathia threw 28 pitches to Kevin Cash and Hideki Matsui.

A-Rod has arrived at the Dominican team camp in Jupiter on the other side of the state.

The game will not be televised. The game is scheduled to start at 1:05PM ET. It will take place at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee, Fla.

(Lineups and Notes courtesy of Peter Abraham)

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