Greetings from sunny Tampa
The Yankees, looking to get a lot of pitchers work today, will play an intrasquad game at Steinbrenner Field this morning and a real spring game against the Phillies in Clearwater at 1.
In the intrasquad game, these pitchers will face these batters:
Pettitte, Rivera, Marte, Robertson
Thames, Winn, Romine, Gorecki, Golson
Miranda, Winn, Mike Rivera, Weber, Hoffmann
In the game against the Phillies, Burnett will start and Hughes will follow. Here's the lineup for that game:
The answers are:
6 -- Joe Torre
18 -- Johnny Damon
21 -- Paul O'Neill
35 -- Mike Mussina
51 -- Bernie Williams
55 -- Hideki Matsui
Also today, breaking down the historical perspective of the Yankees 5th starter storyline can be found here.
Baseball labor talks are also probably going to begin sometime within the next year. On the agenda? HGH testing. DUN DUN DUN.....