Lineup: No A-Rod tonight

... Which means that Joe Girardi is probably saving him up for Bobby Valentine and the Red Sox tonight. We will know more when we talk to Girardi in a little while. Here is your Monday night lineup against the Astros:

Derek Jeter, SS

Curtis Granderson, CF

Robinson Cano, 2B

Nick Swisher, DH

Eric Chavez, 1B

Francisco Cervelli, C

Dewayne Wise, LF

Cole Garner, RF

Brandon Laird, 3B

Hiroki Kuroda, P

Notes: Rafael Soriano is expected to pitch in relief tonight. ... Joba Chamberlain (Tommy John) came through his bullpen fine. He expects to throw a full pen on Friday.