Not much in the way of pregame news before this afternoon's game, other than Marcus Thames, scheduled to play left, being scratched a few minutes ago with a stiff neck. Kevin Russ takes his place. The lineup:

Jeter ss

Swisher rf

Teixeira 1b

A-Rod 3b

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Cano 2b

Posada dh

Cervelli c

Gardner cf

Russo lf