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New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins: Michael Pineda vs. Ervin Santana

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Tex back! Pineda on the mound! Yankees baseball!

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After getting the series off to a winning start yesterday, the Yankees will send Michael Pineda to the mound as they go for a series win against the Twins. This game also features the return of Mark Teixeira, who has been activated from the DL. Maybe the time off will have done Teixeira some good, and he'll find his bat. Maybe not, but you never know until you try.

Today's Lineups

MINNESOTA TWINS NEW YORK YANKEES
Eduardo Nunez - 3B Jacoby Ellsbury - CF
Robbie Grossman - LF Brett Gardner - LF
Joe Mauer - DH Carlos Beltran - RF
Brian Dozier - 2B Alex Rodriguez - DH
Max Kepler - RF Brian McCann - C
Eduardo Escobar - SS Mark Teixeira - 1B
Byung-ho Park - 1B Starlin Castro - 2B
Kurt Suzuki - C Didi Gregorius - SS
Byron Buxton - CF Chase Headley - 3B
Ervin Santana - RHP Michael Pineda - RHP