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Yankees vs. Rangers - Pineda vs. Lewis

The Yankees look to end the losing streak, after going 1-7 in their last 8. Big Mike will take the mound for the navy and white tonight, as Slade Heathcott makes his major league debut.

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The Yankees look to kick off a 6-game homestand after being on the road for their last 9 games, and Slade Heathcott will be kicking off his major league career! Called up to fill in for the injured Jacoby Ellsbury, Heathcott will play center field and bat ninth tonight, which is great considering all of the obstacles he has had to overcome to get to this point. If you're a Yankees fan, you can't help but feel happy for the guy. In other lineup news, A-Rod returns to his DH spot after not playing at all in Washington, but otherwise a normal lineup for the Yankees tonight. Both the baseball Rangers and the hockey Rangers will be in action tonight, but in baseball, Michael Pineda will take the mound going up against Colby Lewis. All of the action can be caught on YES with the game starting at 7:05. Let's go Yankees!


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<h3>Today's Lineups</h3>

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<th align="left">TEXAS RANGERS</th>

<th align="left">NEW YORK YANKEES</th>




<tr><td class="td-last td-name">Delino DeShields Jr. - LF</td><td class="td-first td-name">Brett Gardner - LF</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Shin-Soo Choo - RF</td><td class="td-first td-name">Carlos Beltran - RF</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Prince Fielder - DH</td><td class="td-first td-name">Alex Rodriguez - DH</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Adrian Beltre - 3B</td><td class="td-first td-name">Mark Teixeira - 1B</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Mitch Moreland - 1B</td><td class="td-first td-name">Brian McCann - C</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Elvis Andrus - SS</td><td class="td-first td-name">Chase Headley - 3B</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Leonys Martin - CF</td><td class="td-first td-name">Stephen Drew - 2B</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Robinson Chirinos - C</td><td class="td-first td-name">Didi Gregorius - SS</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Tommy Field - 2B</td><td class="td-first td-name">Slade Heathcott - CF</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name"></td><td class="td-first td-name"></td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Colby Lewis - RHP</td><td class="td-first td-name">Michael Pineda - RHP</td></tr></tbody>




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