Josh Beckett and AJ Burnett were all set for a Sunday Night Red Ass Bake-Off but Burnett has “tightness in his back” and has been replaced by Dustin “FBI Agent Alonzo” Mosley. Burnett is now scheduled to pitch Tuesday; Phil Hughes will go tomorrow afternoon.
Meanwhile, Lance Berkman is handling the Bronx Cheer in stride. According to Chad Jennings:
“Trust me, I’m booing myself,” [Lance Berkman] said. “I have no credibility here… I didn’t come up here to catch a break. I came up here to play well and win.”
…“As long as it’s not my wife or kids, I’m fine with it,” he said. “This is a big boy’s game and place to play, and if you can’t handle that, go home.”
I think the Big Puma is going to bust-out shortly…
Alex Rodriguez is penciled into the line-up though that is subject to change.
Yanks going for their second-straight win:
Let’s Go Yan-kees.
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