Who's on first? Giambi over Johnson

In Florida, Jason Giambi will play first over Nick Johnson, weakening the Yankee defense against the Marlins' speed.

Updated: October 20, 2003, 4:04 PM ET
By Alan Schwarz | Special to ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Nick Johnson went 3-for-4 and scored twice for the Yankees on Sunday night, showing the stroke that has been missing for most of this postseason. His reward? Sitting on the bench.

That's the way it goes when the World Series moves to the National League park -- Pro Player Stadium, in this case -- and you play the same position as a $17 million superstar coming off 41 home runs. Although he's struggling himself this October, Jason Giambi will be the Yankees' first baseman on Tuesday ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?