ALCS Game 3 On The Road Open Tread

The Yankees are on the road in Anaheim to take on the Angels in game three of the ALCS. Of course you know they are up 2-0 already. Today could be a big day if they win as only one team ever, the 2004 Yankees, have ever lost an ALCS after being up 3-0.

Lineups:

YANKEES
Derek Jeter SS
Johnny Damon LF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Hideki Matsui DH
Jorge Posada C
Robinson Cano 2B
Nick Swisher RF
Melky Cabrera CF

Starting pitcher: LHP Andy Pettitte

ANGELS
Chone Figgins 3B
Bobby Abreu RF
Torii Hunter CF
Vladimir Guerrero DH
Juan Rivera LF
Kendry Morales 1B
Howie Kendrick 2B
Mike Napoli C
Erick Aybar SS

Starting pitcher: RHP Jared Weaver.

Andy Pettitte is a pretty good pitcher to take the mound in this game.  The Yankees have given themselves a nice lead, but his experience will keep him from getting too comfortable.

This is his 37th career start in the playoffs, his record during that time is 15-9 with a 3.89 ERA. Pettitte is 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA over his last four playoff starts.

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