Yankees game 139 lineup: 9/4/13

After a thrilling come from behind win last night, the Yankees go for the sweep against the White Sox! CC Sabathia gets the ball and will try to turn in a quality start. He will be opposed by Erik Johnson, who will be making his Major League debut tonight. The Yankees are currently 4-1 on their current 10-game homestand. Anything less than 8-2 would be a major disappointment, so every game is crucial at this point. New York will welcome in the Boston Red Sox starting tomorrow night for a big four-game series. Check out a full preview of tonight’s game here.

Chicago White Sox (56-81)

Alejandro De Aza CF
Gordon Beckham 2B
Alexei Ramirez SS
Paul Konerko DH
Avisail Garcia RF
Jeff Keppinger 1B
Dayan Viciedo LF
Josh Phegley C
Marcus Semien 3B

RHP Erik Johnson (4-1, 1.57 ERA with Triple-A Charlotte this year)

New York Yankees (74-64)

Brett Gardner CF
Derek Jeter SS
Robinson Cano 2B
Alfonso Soriano DH
Curtis Granderson LF
Alex Rodriguez  3B
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Lyle Overbay 1B
Austin Romine C

LHP CC Sabathia (12-11, 4.91 ERA)

Game Time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY
TV: YES
Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280
Weather: Great night for baseball! 77°F

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Rich Kaufman

Ever since my parents bought me a Paul O'Neill shirt at my first Yankees game back in 1994 I've been a diehard fan. I graduated from Springfield College in Springfield, Mass., in 2011 with a degree in Communications/Sports Journalism, so writing about the Yankees has always been a passion of mine.