New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays: Alfonso Soriano's return to the Bronx

Welcome back to the Bronx, Soriano - Al Bello

The tepid Yankees start off a 3 game home series against the red hot Rays tonight. CC Sabathia will face off against Jeremy Hellickson. The Yankees welcome Alfonso Soriano back to the Bronx. We here at Pinstripe Alley celebrate his return with Friday Game Thread Theme Night. Tonight's theme: New Millennium Dance Party, in honor of Soriano's first full season as a Yankee in 2001!

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CC Sabathia

#52 / Pitcher / New York Yankees

6-7

290

L

L

Jul 21, 1980



W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2013 - CC Sabathia 9-8 21 21 2 0 0 0 142.0 148 77 69 23 32 122 4.37 1.27


Jeremy Hellickson

#58 / Pitcher / Tampa Bay Rays

6-1

190

R

R

Apr 08, 1987



W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2013 - Jeremy Hellickson 9-3 20 20 0 0 0 0 122.2 120 63 63 16 29 100 4.62 1.21



Lineup

NEW YORK YANKEES TAMPA BAY RAYS
1. Brett Gardner (L) CF 1. Desmond Jennings (R) CF
2. Ichiro Suzuki (L) RF 2. Evan Longoria (R) 3B
3. Robinson Cano (L) 2B 3. Wil Myers (R) DH
4. Alfonso Soriano (R) LF 4. Ben Zobrist (S) 2B
5. Lyle Overbay (L) 1B 5. Sean Rodriguez (R) RF
6. Eduardo Nunez (R) SS 6. Yunel Escobar (R) SS
7. Travis Hafner (L) DH 7. James Loney (L) 1B
8. Brent Lillibridge (R) 3B 8. Jose Lobaton (S) C
9. Austin Romine (R) C 9. Sam Fuld (L) LF

Tonight is Friday Game Thread Theme Night. With Alfonso Soriano back in the celebrated pinstripes, it's New Millennium Dance Party night. Soriano started his first full season at the beginning of the new millennium, so party like it's 2001 tonight folks!

Let's Go Yankees!

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