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3 New York Yankees
April 01, 2013
Enemy Lines
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April 01, 2013

3 New York Yankees

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B-T BA OBP SLG HR RBI SB K
RF ICHIRO SUZUKI
L-R .271 .307 .351 7 48 27 68
SS DEREK JETER
R-R .302 .362 .399 10 57 8 90
2B ROBINSON CANO
L-R .315 .375 .549 31 102 4 93
1B MARK TEIXEIRA
S-R .253 .350 .485 25 81 2 82
CF CURTIS GRANDERSON
L-R .241 .334 .495 28 78 11 130
3B KEVIN YOUKILIS
R-R .248 .360 .433 18 67 0 99
DH TRAVIS HAFNER
L-R .258 .361 .437 15 53 0 78
C FRANCISCO CERVELLI
R-R .259 .332 .345 2 24 2 36
LF BRETT GARDNER
L-L .269 .362 .377 5 32 38 77
BENCH
SS EDUARDO NUÑEZ
R-R .276 .332 .412 5 29 21 31
OF JUAN RIVERA
R-R .252 .310 .386 11 57 2 53

Enemy Lines

A RIVAL SCOUT SIZES UP THE YANKEES

It will be a miracle if they make the playoffs—they all have to have career years and play perfect defense to stay above water.... I don't ever count Derek Jeter out. I still think he can get his barrel to the ball and fight off inside pitches. He has such a good approach.... You can't count on Alex Rodriguez, though. His lower half has deteriorated; he doesn't have the torque to drive the ball. He's now a mistake power guy, not someone who can drive your pitch.... Mark Teixeira is the same. He's still dangerous when you make a mistake, but he's not going to hit good pitching.... Robinson Cano is a great hitter, as good as there is in the game. To have a chance against him, you have to move the ball around, change speeds and move his eyes.... They'll miss Russell Martin—he gave them 21 home runs. They may not get 20 in BP from catchers Chris Stewart and Francisco Cervelli.... CC Sabathia has declined a bit, but his breaking ball still has good finish and his changeup has developed.... Hiroki Kuroda has five quality pitches, but he gets sidetracked trying to throw all of them. It should be about going with your best pitches all night.... As usual, Mariano Rivera will be a machine. His ball still has late action and can stay off the barrel of the bat.... This is as good as I've seen Joba Chamberlain since he's gone back to the bullpen. He was 92 to 95 mph this spring and threw good sliders and curveballs effortlessly.

The Lineup

2013 Projected Statistics

MANAGER JOE GIRARDI

Sixth season with the Yankees

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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