A member of #teamSteve is back, playing first base and hitting fifth in the lineup. Unfortunately, it is the hometown boy, Clevenger, not Pearce. It seems like Buck is deciding his first baseman for the games lately based on who responds to the group text message first.
We all know this game doesn't mean a lot so I'm going to try and create a storyline that makes it exciting. Here it goes:
You guys REALLY want to watch Lough today. His bat has been on fire as of late with an OPS of 1.031 in the month of September. Could he possibly be pushing Alejadro De Aza for a starting spot in the ALDS? Lough is the better fielder and probably the quicker of the two. If his bat stays at this level, why wouldn't he start?
Did you guys buy that? Ok, well it's a day game anyway. Enjoy!
|BALTIMORE ORIOLES||NEW YORK YANKEES|
|Nick Markakis - RF||Brett Gardner - CF|
|David Lough - LF||Derek Jeter - DH|
|Adam Jones - CF||Chase Headley - 3B|
|Nelson Cruz - DH||Mark Teixeira - 1B|
|Steve Clevenger - 1B||Francisco Cervelli - C|
|Jimmy Paredes - 3B||Stephen Drew - 2B|
|Kelly Johnson - 2B||Chris Young - LF|
|Ryan Flaherty - SS||Antoan Richardson - RF|
|Caleb Joseph - C||Brendan Ryan - SS|
|Bud Norris - RHP||Shane Greene - RHP|