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Game #3 of the Division Series -- Cleveland Indians at New York Yankees

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Cleveland Indians

Grady Sizemore,  CF
Asdrubal Cabrera,  2B
Travis Hafner,  DH
Victor Martinez,  C
Ryan Garko,  1B
Jhonny Peralta,  SS
Kenny Lofton,  LF
Trot Nixon,  RF
Casey Blake,  3B   

Jake Westbrook,  RHP  (6-9,  4.32)


New York Yankees

Johnny Damon,  LF
Derek Jeter,  SS
Bobby Abreu,  RF
Alex Rodriguez,  3B
Jorge Posada,  C
Jason Giambi,  1B
Hideki Matsui,  DH
Robinson Cano,  2B
Melky Cabrera,  CF

Roger Clemens,  RHP  (6-6,  4.18)


Pete Abraham has an interesting reaction from Don Mattingly regarding the threats of Joe Torre's job being on the line.  It's pretty clear to me that he believes he will be the next Yankee skipper if Torre is indeed fired.

Clemens has outstanding lifetime numbers against the Tribe (27-8, 3.13 in 49 starts) but has not faced them since 2003.  

Westbrook does not have good success throughout his career against the Yanks (2-4, 5.29 in 10 games) and was hammered in 2007 as well (0-2, 12.46 in 2 starts).

Yankees career numbers against Westbrook can be viewed here.  Tribe career numbers against Pettitte can be viewed here.

The featured graphic for tonight's game is the road jersey logo for the Cleveland Indians from 1944 to 1957.

Just win, fellas.  Not much else can be said at this point.