clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Game #100 -- New York Yankees at Kansas City Royals

New, 42 comments

New York Yankees

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

Chien-Ming Wang,  RHP  (10-5,  3.44)

Kansas City Royals

David DeJesus,  CF
Mark Grudzielanek,  2B
Mark Teahen,  RF
Billy Butler,  DH
Ross Gload,  1B
Reggie Sanders,  LF
Alex Gordon,  3B
John Buck,  C
Tony Pena Jr.,  SS

Scott Elarton,  LHP  (2-3,  9.17)


Today marks the 24th Anniversary of the infamous "Pine Tar Game."  Baseball Almanac details the happenings surrounding that incident -- including images, lineups, and box score.

Wang's career numbers vs. Royals:  1-0, 5.79 in 3 games.  Elarton's career numbers vs. Yanks:  3-0,  4.85 in 4 games.

The featured graphic for tonight's game is the home jersey logo for the KC Royals from 1969 to 2001.