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Spring training game 4: Yankees vs. Phillies

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Today the Yankees take on the Phillies at home in the first part of a doubleheader. Game 1 starts at 1:05 PM with the Yankees on the road, while game 2 will be at 7:05 PM against the Pirates at home. Making the start for the Yankees today will be Bryan Mitchell, who will make his first start in his attempt to hijack a rotation spot from Chris Capuano. Meanwhile, the Phillies will send their ace Cole Hamels out against the Yankee lineup.


Didi Gregorius SS
Odubel Herrera CF
Chase Headley 3B
Freddy Galvis SS
Stephen Drew 2B
Grady Sizemore DH
Mark Teixeira 1B
Ryan Howard 1B
Darin Ruf LF
Gary Sanchez C
Cody Asche 3B
Ramon Flores LF
Carlos Ruiz C
Aaron Judge RF
Jeff Francoeur RF
Slade Heathcott CF Cord Phelps 2B

To help fill out the rosters for both games, several minor league players have been called up to big league camp for the day:

It should be interesting to see what Jaron Long, Eric Jagielo, Michael O`Neill, and Tyler Wade can do in their time with the club.

If you're still following the downward spiral that has become Mark Montgomery's career, you'll be happy to know that there might be some hope for him yet, even if he wasn't invited to big league camp:

Hopefully this translates into better velocity and control so the organization will take him seriously again.

Here is the full day-game roster:

Who are you excited to watch today?