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Gamethread #3: New York Yankees at Houston Astros, Apr 3, 2014 7:10 PM CDT

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Join the conversation as the Astros attempt to sweep the Yankees.

Bob Levey

New York (AL) at Houston, 7:10 p.m. (CT)

TV: CSN Houston, MLB.TV
Radio: KBME 790 AM, KLAT 1010 AM
Yankees SBNation Blog: Pinstriped Bible

Pitching Match

LHP Brett Oberholtzer (4-5/ 2.76 ERA / 1.10 WHIP in 2013) vs. RHP Ivan Nova (9-6/ 3.10 ERA / 1.28 WHIP in 2013)


  1. Brett Gardner (L) CF
  2. Derek Jeter SS
  3. Carlos Beltran (S) DH
  4. Mark Teixeira (S) 1B
  5. Alfonso Soriano LF
  6. Francisco Cervelli C
  7. Brian Roberts (S) 2B
  8. Ichiro Suzuki (L) RF
  9. Yangervis Solarte (S) 3BIvan Nova RHP
  1. Dexter Fowler (S) CF
  2. Robbie Grossman (S) LF
  3. Jason Castro (L) C
  4. Jose Altuve 2B
  5. Chris Carter DH
  6. Marc Krauss (L) 1B
  7. Matt Dominguez 3B
  8. Alex Presley (L) RF
  9. Jonathan Villar (S) SS
    Brett Oberholtzer LHP

Quote from the series preview

Brett Oberholtzer took a rotation spot after the trade of Bud Norris and never let go of it. Obe' isn't going to blow anyone away, working in the low 90's. But, his changeup is killer to right-handed bats. Ivan Nova has been a bright spot for the Yankees' older staff. He posted a 2.70 ERA over 16 starts in the final part of the season.