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Game #115 -- New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians

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New York Yankees

Johnny Damon,  DH
Derek Jeter,  SS
Bobby Abreu,  RF
Alex Rodriguez,  3B
Hideki Matsui,  LF
Robinson Cano,  2B
Wilson Betemit,  1B
Jose Molina,  C
Melky Cabrera,  CF

Phil Hughes,  RHP  (1-1,  5.87)


Cleveland Indians

Grady Sizemore,  CF
Kenny Lofton,  LF
Victor Martinez,  C
Ryan Garko,  1B
Jhonny Peralta,  SS
Casey Blake,  3B
Trot Nixon,  DH
Jason Michaels,  RF
Josh Barfield,  2B

Fausto Carmona,  RHP  (13-6,  3.17)

Ed Price reports that Roger Clemens has decided NOT appeal his suspension and will begin serving his 5 games starting tonight.  The Yanks will need a starter for Tues night against Baltimore.

Could we see Ian Kennedy's major league debut on Tues?  I sure hope so.

As for tonight's game, Jorge Posada is out of the lineup with a stiff neck.  Wilson Betemit gets the start at 1B.

Donnie Baseball will be the interim manager while Joe Torre serves his one-game suspension.

Obviously, Hughes will be making his first career start against the Tribe.  Carmona is 0-0, 2.89 in 4 games against the Yanks, but did pitch well at the Stadium back in April (6.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K) in his lone start against them.

The featured graphic for tonight's game is the cap/BP jersey logo for the Cleveland Indians.