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Game #95 -- Tampa Bay Devil Rays at New York Yankees

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Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Akinori Iwamura,  3B
Carl Crawford,  LF
B.J. Upton,  CF
Carlos Pena,  1B
Delmon Young,  RF
Brendan Harris,  SS
Ty Wigginton,  2B
Greg Norton,  DH
Dioner Navarro,  C

Edwin Jackson,  RHP  (1-9,  7.14)

New York Yankees

Johnny Damon,  CF
Derek Jeter,  SS
Bobby Abreu,  RF
Alex Rodriguez,  3B
Hideki Matsui,  DH
Jorge Posada,  C
Robinson Cano,  2B
Andy Phillips,  1B
Shelley Duncan,  DH

Mike Mussina,  RHP  (4-6,  4.61)


Johnny Damon is back in CF while Shelley Duncan makes his debut as the DH and is hitting ninth.  Melky is out of the lineup due to the abdominal strain he sustained in yesterday's game.

Tonight's pitching matchup is a rematch of Sunday's game in Tampa.  It is absolutely imperative that Moose takes one for the team tonight and eats some innings with an already tired bullpen and DeSalvo and Igawa scheduled to take the hill in the double-dip tomorrow.

Moose's career numbers vs. D-Rays:  16-6, 3.30 in 28 games.  Jackson's career numbers vs. Yanks:  0-0, 5.56 in 5 games.

The featured graphic for tonight's game is the road jersey logo for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays from 1998 to 2000.