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Mariano Rivera is finally ready to play some baseball. He will be making his spring debut tonight under the lights at George M. Steinbrenner Field. C.C. Sabathia will be making his third start of the spring. He will get more work in today as the start of the season is right around the corner. Enjoy the game.

 

 

 

New York (9-10-1) vs.  Pittsburgh (11-6-2)

Pitching Match Up:

LHP C.C. Sabathia (0-1, 12.27ERA) vs. RHP Virgil Vazquez (1-0, 3.60ERA)

Yankees Lineup:

 Posada C
Damon LF
Teixeira 1B
Matsui DH
Nady RF
Cabrera CF
Ransom 3B
Pena 2B
Nunez SS

Game News & Notes:

  • C.C. Sabathia will be followed by Mariano Rivera, Alfredo Aceves, & Edwar Ramirez.
  • Mariano Rivera will be making his first appearance of the spring.
  • The plan is to throw Joba 4 innings and bring in Rivera for the start of the 5th inning. Jorge Posada is scheduled to catch 5 innings tonight.

     The game will take place at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida at 7:15PM ET. The game will  be televised on the YES Network and on MLB.TV.

(Lineups & Notes, courtesy of Peter Abraham)

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