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Game #104 -- New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles

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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

Roger Clemens,  RHP  (3-4,  3.72)

Baltimore Orioles

Brian Roberts,  2B
Corey Patterson,  CF
Nick Markakis,  RF
Kevin Millar,  1B
Miguel Tejada,  SS
Aubrey Huff,  DH
Ramon Hernandez,  C
Chris Gomez,  3B
Jay Payton,  LF

Brian Burres,  LHP  (4-4,  4.33)


Clemens has very good career numbers against the Orioles (19-12, 3.52 in 45 games).  Burres has previously only faced the Yanks in relief (0-0, 5.40 in 3 games).

On this day in 1995, the New York Yankees traded minor league pitchers Marty Janzen, Jason Jarvis, and Mike Gordon to the Toronto Blue Jays for pitcher David Cone.  In a separate deal, the team also trades OF/DH Danny Tartabull to the Oakland Athletics for OF/DH Ruben Sierra and minor league pitcher Jason Beverlin.

I'd say those deals worked out just fine -- even though Sierra was run out of town a year later.

The featured graphic for today's game is the home jersey logo for the Baltimore Orioles from 1995 to 2003.