Yankees game 8 lineup: 4/9/13

The Yankees will look to make it three in a row tonight, as they will play the Indians in game two of a four game set. Andy Pettitte, who pitched eight innings of one-run ball in his first start against Boston, will toe the rubber for the Bombers. Carlos Carrasco, who missed all of last year after undergoing Tommy John surgery, will make his first start tonight for the Tribe. Here are the lineups:

New York Yankees (3-4)

Brett Gardner CF
Robinson Cano 2B
Kevin Youkilis 3B
Travis Hafner DH
Vernon Wells LF
Eduardo Nunez SS
Lyle Overbay 1B
Francisco Cervelli C

LHP Andy Pettitte (1-0, 1.12 ERA)

Cleveland Indians (3-4)

Drew Stubbs CF
Jason Kipnis 2B
Asdrubal Cabrera SS
Nick Swisher 1B
Mark Reynolds DH
Michael Brantley LF
Ryan Raburn RF
Mike Aviles 3B
Yan Gomes C

RHP Carlos Carrasco (first start of season)

Game Time: 7:05 PM EST – Progressive Field – Cleveland, OH.
TV: YES Network
Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280



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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.