Friday, June 15, 2012

Yankees @ Nationals 6/15/12

Yankees win 7-2

Hughes first start in where he did not allow a home run in a start. 

For the first time since 1961, and the first time under the new organization, the Yankees are going to travel to  Washington D.C. for a three game series with the Washington Nationals. Coming off consecutive National League sweeps of the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves the Yankees will look to continue their dominance against the National League East. Tonight Phil Hughes will be on the mound for the Yankees and will be facing Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals. The game will be televised at 7:05 pm ET on MY9 and MLB Network.

Line ups

Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Mark Teixeira 1B
Nick Swisher RF
Andruw Jones LF
Russell Martin C
Jayson Nix 2B
Phil Hughes P

The Yankees have a one game lead over the Baltimore Orioles and a 2 game lead over the Tampa Bay Rays in the AL East.

Go Yankees!