Who Has The Worse Lineup Today?

Apparently it's make the worst lineup possible day for our two beloved clubs. Yankees are without Granderson and A-Rod. Red Sox are without Ellsbury, Cameron, Beltre, and Martinez. Lineups follow:

Jeter SS
Johnson 1B
Teixeira DH
Swisher RF
Cano 2B
Posada C
Thames LF
Gardner CF
Pena 3B

Red Sox:
Scutaro SS
Pedroia 2B
Drew RF
Youkilis 1B
Ortiz DH
Lowell 3B
Varitek C
McDonald LF
Van Every CF

Comment away on the two day games.
13 comments… add one
  • It’s worse for the Red Sox: Youkilis out, Lowell at 1B, Beltre at 3B.

    AndrewYF May 2, 2010, 1:03 pm
  • So far this year Gardner is actually hitting better against lefties. And he just got his first homer of the year thanks to Mr. Beuhrle.

    DustyDrB - YF May 2, 2010, 2:28 pm
  • Varitek throuws out Lugo. Nice.
    Scoreles after three. We could use a nice and easy 8-2 or something like that, but it looks like another close game so far.

    pale blue eyes May 2, 2010, 2:30 pm
  • Cano is so amazingly awesome.

    AndrewYF May 2, 2010, 2:40 pm
  • Home run Varitek. Shame Beltre hit into a DP right before him.

    pale blue eyes May 2, 2010, 3:01 pm
  • Phil Hughes is pretty damn awesome as well.

    AndrewYF May 2, 2010, 3:02 pm
  • More fun with Nick Johnson’s stats: his BA and SLG combined is lower than his OBP. I’m sure he’ll start hitting at some point, but until then it’s just funny to see him getting walked more Albert Pujols.

    DustyDrB - YF May 2, 2010, 3:29 pm
  • This…whole team is awesome.

    AndrewYF May 2, 2010, 3:39 pm
  • Cheering against Julio Lugo is considerably more enjoyable than trying to cheer for him.

    Clark SF May 2, 2010, 3:44 pm
  • Ugh I hate these Orioles broadcasters. They get half the names wrong, and complain about every close call that goes against the Orioles.

    Atheose - SF May 2, 2010, 4:46 pm
  • Swept by the Orioles. It’s the end of the world as we know it – and I don’t feel fine at all. Amazing, the ways this team finds to lose.

    pale blue eyes May 2, 2010, 4:59 pm
  • The Orioles almost doubled their season win total with that series.

    Atheose - SF May 2, 2010, 5:16 pm
  • What’s really sad is is the Sox had four full-time players in their lineup yesterday. How a “brilliant” team ends up with three DH’s I have no idea. Losing Cameron and Ellsbury has hurt, but they’re not worth more than a win or two. The real problem was thinking Martinez is a full-time catcher – something he hasn’t done for a reason in recent season. But someone in the organization obviously decided a catcher’s defense isn’t important. I’d love to know who. And did Bill James really agree?

    Paul from Waltham May 3, 2010, 6:18 am

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