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Wilson in at second; Johnson plays first

Updated: October 24, 2003, 4:25 AM ET
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

MIAMI -- With the Yankees' offense struggling, manager Joe Torre made major changes in his lineup for Game 5 Thursday night, dropping star sluggers Alfonso Soriano and Jason Giambi.

Enrique Wilson, the Yankees' utilityman, started at second base and batted second, behind Derek Jeter, with red-hot Bernie Williams moving up to third place in the lineup. Nick Johnson, the replacement for Giambi at first base, hit sixth in the Yankees' order.

The move paid an immediate dividend in the ...

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