|2012 - Ivan Nova||4-1||5.02||1.65||36||11|
|2012 - Jason Hammel||4-1||2.09||0.98||38||11|
Tonight the Yankees are in Camden Yards for the second time this year to face the first place Orioles for a quick two-game series. Weather permitting, the Yankees will send Ivan Nova to the mound while the O's make us face Jason Hammel. Hammel is clearly one of the reasons why the Orioles are in the position they are now. The Yankees may have defeated him in their previous encounter, but Hammel still managed to hold the Yankees offense to two earned runs and five hits over six innings. Those two runs were courtesy of an Eric Chavez dinger. With Nova on the mound tonight and CC facing Wei-Yin Chen tomorrow night, this two game series could see some awesome pitching duels. Here's hoping the rain doesn't interfere. Man, I've had a lot of Yankees/Orioles game threads to write this year.
Lineups, WWJD's MASN hate, and comments after the jump...
|NEW YORK YANKEES||BALTIMORE ORIOLES|
|Derek Jeter - SS||Xavier Avery - LF|
|Curtis Granderson - CF||J.J. Hardy - SS|
|Alex Rodriguez - DH||Nick Markakis - RF|
|Robinson Cano - 2B||Adam Jones - CF|
|Mark Teixeira - 1B||Matt Wieters - C|
|Nick Swisher - RF||Wilson Betemit - 3B|
|Raul Ibanez - LF||Chris Davis - 1B|
|Eric Chavez - 3B||Nick Johnson - DH|
|Russell Martin - C||Robert Andino - 2B|