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Game #136 -- Tampa Bay Devil Rays at New York Yankees

Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Akinori Iwamura,  3B
Carl Crawford,  LF
Carlos Pena,  1B
B.J. Upton,  CF
Delmon Young,  RF
Brendan Harris,  2B
Jonny Gomes,  DH
Josh Wilson,  SS
Josh Paul,  C

Edwin Jackson,  RHP  (3-9,  6.38)

New York Yankees

Melky Cabrera,  CF
Derek Jeter,  SS
Bobby Abreu,  RF
Alex Rodriguez,  3B
Hideki Matsui,  LF
Jason Giambi,  DH   
Robinson Cano,  2B
Andy Phillips,  1B
Jose Molina,  C

Ian Kennedy,  RHP  (0-0,  - )

Kennedy was unhittable in the minor leagues this season at three levels (12-3, 1.91 ERA, 163 K in 146.1 IP, .182 opponent BA).  He is the eighth different rookie starter for the Yanks this season and these rookies have combined to start 43 games.

Jackson has pitched well against the Yanks in 2 starts this season (1-0, 3.00 ERA).  He is 2-1, 2.45 ERA in his last 5 starts.

The D-Rays were 16-14 in the month of August -- just the eighth winning month in their 10-year history.

Yanks are just 7-6 against the D-Rays this season.  

The featured graphic for today's game is the current road jersey logo of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.