C.C. Sabathia is back on the mound for the first time since being placed on the 15-day disabled list with a grade 1 strain of the adductor muscle. The last time Sabathia toed the rubber was on June 24 against the Mets. In 15 starts so far this season, C.C. is 9-3 with a 3.45 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 105 strikeouts in 107 innings.
Alex Rodriguez is DHing again tonight and Jayson Nix is at third.
Left-hander Brett Cecil (2-1, 6.75 ERA) is on the mound for Toronto.
New York Yankees (55-34)
Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez DH
Robinson Cano 2B
Nick Swisher RF
Andruw Jones LF
Jayson Nix 3B
Chris Stewart C
Pitching: LHP C.C. Sabathia (9-3, 3.45 ERA)
Game Time: 7:05 p.m. EST. at Yankee Stadium
Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280
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