Game 63: Yankees (31-31) at Mariners (34-29)

June, 10, 2014
6/10/14
8:19
PM ET
SEATTLE -- The Yankees open a three-game series against the surprising Mariners tonight at Safeco Field, with Vidal Nuno -- who was supposed to start last night's rained out game against the Royals -- getting the start against RHP Hisashi Iwakuma.

Here's the lineup Joe Girardi is sending out tonight:

Brett Gardner LF
Derek Jeter SS
Jacoby Ellsbury CF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Carlos Beltran DH
Brian McCann C
Yangervis Solarte 3B
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Brian Roberts 2B

Nuno LHP

NOTES: Jeter will be honored by the Mariners in a pregame ceremony scheduled for approximately 9:50 p.m. New York time ... Joe Girardi said there's a good possibility Shawn Kelley will rejoin the team here tomorrow ... Iwakuma is 1-1 with a 3.18 ERA in three lifetime starts against the Yankees. Jeter is 4-for-6 against him with a home run ... Nuno has never faced the Mariners. ... Pitching matchups for the rest of the series: Masahiro Tanaka (9-1, 2.02) vs. RHP Chris Young (5-3, 3.42) tomorrow and Chase Whitley (1-0, 2.42) vs. LHP Roenis Elias (5-4, 3.64) on Wednesday, both games at 10:10 p.m.
Wallace Matthews has covered New York sports since 1983 as a reporter, columnist, radio host and TV commentator. He covers the Yankees for ESPNNewYork.com after working for Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Sun and ESPN New York 98.7 FM.
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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Masahiro Tanaka
WINS ERA SO IP
13 2.77 141 136
OTHER LEADERS
BAJ. Ellsbury .271
HRB. McCann 23
RBIB. McCann 75
RB. Gardner 87
OPSB. Gardner .749
ERAH. Kuroda 3.71
SOH. Kuroda 146