Nationals vs. Yankees: 6/17/2009 Lineups

yankees.jpgYANKEES (37-27)
Johnny Damon LF
Nick Swisher RF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Robinson Cano 2B
Jorge Posada C
Hideki Matsui DH
Melky Cabrera CF
Ramiro Pena SS

Pitching: Chien-Ming Wang (0-4, 14.34 ERA)

nationals.jpgNATIONALS (16-46)
Cristian Guzman SS
Nick Johnson 1B
Ryan Zimmerman 3B
Adam Dunn DH
Elijah Dukes RF
Corey Patterson CF
Josh Bard C
Willie Harris LF
Anderson Hernandez 2B

Pitching: John Lannan (3-5, 3.51 ERA)

1 Comment

Enjoy John Flaherty’s color commentary w/Michael Kay; but I disagree regarding “poor, hardworking ARod, who has not missed a day since his return from the DL…(or words to that effect).”

ARod is a bum! He takes pitches right over the plate for called strikes; or he pop’s up; or he hits into double-plays. Joe Girardi is afraid to move ARod from “clean-up.” He (ARod) strives to work a “walk” when we are looking to him to HIT the pitch SOMEWHERE (e.g., 6/17/09, tying run on 3rd, one out). I HOPE that he’s not spending some of his $27M/yr ‘buying’ good publicity from YES guys.

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