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ALDS PREVIEW: Game 1

LINEUPS: (Taken from the Lohud Yankees Blog)

YANKEES
Jeter SS
Damon LF
Teixeira 1B
Rodriguez 3B
Matsui DH
Posada C
Cano 2B
Swisher RF
Cabrera CF

Pitching: LHP CC Sabathia (19-8, 3.37 regular season)

TWINS
Span CF
Cabrera SS
Mauer C
Cuddyer 1B
Kubel RF
Young LF
Harris DH
Tolbert 3B
Punto 2B

Pitching: LHP Brian Duensing (5-2, 3.64 ERA regular season)

TV: 6:07 PM EST TBS

KEEP AN EYE ON: Alex Rodriguez, CC Sabathia

NEWS AND NOTES: Chad Gaudin made the roster and will be the Yankees long-man, with Joba being a big-inning guy. The Yankees are 7-0 against the Twins this season.

YANKEES PLAYOFF ROSTER:

Here is the Yankees playoff roster.

TWINS PLAYOFF ROSTER:

Here is the Twins playoff roster.

PREDICTION:

YANKEES HOME RUNS: Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira, Alex Rodriguez

TWINS HOME RUNS: Jason Kubel

CC SABATHIA:

7 innings 7 hits 3 Earned Runs 2 Walks 8 strikeouts

FINAL SCORE: 8-5 Yankees

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