The Yankees are going to try real hard to win two games in a row today. Hiroki Kuroda returns to the rotation after he was skipped in the rotation only to be placed back into it again.
Yankees lineup: Gardner 7 Jeter DH Ellsbury 8 Teixeira 3 Beltran 9 McCann 2 Headley 5 Drew 6 Prado 4 Kuroda RHP— Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) August 17, 2014
Brian McCann is back from the 7-day disabled list now that it appear his concussion has cleared up. To make room for him on the active roster, Austin Romine has been optioned back down to Triple-A Scranton. This afternoon's lineup as Brett Gardner leading off as Derek Jeter gets his second day in a row as the designated hitter. Jacoby Ellsbury and Mark Teixeira follow, with Carlos Beltran back in right field. McCann is behind the plate and Chase Headley is at third, with Stephen Drew getting the start at short and Martin Prado at second base.
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