Game 146 - Big day for Bryan Mitchell

After a brutal eleven innings of Yankee baseball this afternoon, at least the nightcap of the double-header will feature the first Major League start for Bryan Mitchell. If you love prospects getting their first real opportunity, then this game is for you. Bud Norris will go for the Orioles. The bad news is that the Yankees will not have David Robertson or Dellin Betances available out of the bullpen. They both threw a lot of pitches in the first game as Girardi tried for the Hail Mary that fell harmlessly in the end zone. There is much more bad news, but let's just let it be and root for the kid to pitch well.

The Lineups:

New York Yankees:

  1. Jacoby Ellsbury - CF
  2. Derek Jeter - SS
  3. Brett Gardner - CF
  4. Brian McCann - 1B
  5. Chris Young - LF
  6. Stephen Drew - 2B
  7. Ichiro Suzuki - RF
  8. Zelous Wheeler - 3B
  9. Austin Romine - C

SP Bryan Mitchell

Baltimore Orioles:

  1. Alejandro De Aza - LF
  2. Steve Pearce - 1B
  3. Jimmy Paredes - 3B
  4. Nelson Cruz - RF
  5. Delmon Young - DH
  6. David Lough - CF
  7. Caleb Joseph - C
  8. Ryan Flaherty - SS
  9. Jonathan Schoop - 2B

SP - Bud Norris

Not exactly a crack lineup there on either side. No matter what, we will all be watching Mitchell. Good luck, young man. Enjoy the game.