Spring Training Game 18 Lineup: 3/13/13

Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte will all appear in a game together for the first time this spring, as the Yankees will take on the Phillies tonight in Tampa.

Jeter will return to shortstop exactly five months to the day he broke his ankle and will have no limitations whatsoever. Rivera will appear in his second game this spring after throwing a 1-2-3 inning on Saturday.  Pettitte, who has been throwing bullpen sessions and live batting practice all spring will make his first start. Ben Francisco will be making his Yankee debut.  Here is the rest of the lineup:

New York Yankees

Derek Jeter SS
Ichiro Suzuki LF
Kevin Youkilis 3B
Juan Rivera 1B
Ben Francisco RF
Matt Diaz DH
Chris Stewart C
Melky Mesa CF
Gil Velazquez 2B

LHP Andy Pettitte v. LHP Cliff Lee

Game Time: 7:05 pm
TV: YES Network
Radio: WCBS 880

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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.