New York Yankees at Houston Astros: Starting Lineup for Season Opener

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The last two teams will have their season get underway on Tuesday night as the New York Yankees an Houston Astros ace one another.

A remade Yankees lineup will back up ace C.C. Sabathia who was 14-13, with a 4.78 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 175 Ks a year ago. The Astros will counter with free agent signing Scott Feldman who is coming off a 12-12 season that saw him post a  3.86 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and record 132 Ks between the Chicago Cubs and Baltimore Orioles.

Coverage of Tuesday’s game will air nationall on MLB Network with YES an CSN Houson also providing local coverage.

Below are the lineups for the New York Yankees an Houston Astros. Derek Jeter will bat second for the Yankees in his final Opening Day.

Yankees 2013 stats Last 5 years vs. starter
AVG HR RBI SB AB AVG HR RBI
1. Ellsbury, J, CF .298 9 53 52 10 .300 0 0
2. Jeter, D, SS .190 1 7 0 14 .286 0 0
3. Beltran, C, RF .296 24 84 2 2 .000 0 0
4. McCann, B, C .256 20 57 0
5. Teixeira, M, 1B .151 3 12 0 8 .375 0 1
6. Soriano, A, DH .255 34 101 18 6 .000 0 0
7. Gardner, B, LF .273 8 52 24 7 .429 0 0
8. Roberts, B, 2B .249 8 39 3 6 .333 0 1
9. Johnson, K, 3B .235 16 52 7 4 .000 0 0

SP- CC Sabathia
2013 season
vs. Astros last 5 years
0-0, -.– ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 Ks
Astros 2013 stats Last 5 years vs. starter
AVG HR RBI SB AB AVG HR RBI
1. Fowler, D, CF .263 12 42 19 2 .000 0 0
2. Grossman, R, LF .268 4 21 6
3. Altuve, J, 2B .283 5 52 35
4. Castro, J, C .276 18 56 2
5. Guzman, J, 1B .226 9 35 3 2 .500 0 0
6. Carter, C, DH .223 29 82 2 5 .200 0 0
7. Dominguez, M, 3B .241 21 77 0
8. Hoes, L, RF .282 1 10 7
9. Villar, J, SS .243 1 8 18

SP- Scott Feldman
2013 season
vs. Yankees last 5 years
2-3, 4.01 ERA, 1.49 WHIP, 28 Ks

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