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Friday, August 23, 2013
Friday's Yankee lineup

By Wallace Matthews

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Here is the lineup Joe Girardi is sending out for the opener of this pivotal three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays and their right-handed starter Chris Archer:

Brett Gardner CF
Curtis Granderson DH
Robinson Cano 2B
Alfonso Soriano LF
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Mark Reynolds 1B
Eduardo Nunez SS
Chris Stewart C

Hiroki Kuroda RHP

Lyle Overbay was in the original linuep, batting sixth and playing first base, but became a late scratch when he came down with flu-like symptoms before the game and was replaced by Reynolds.