Yankees set roster for ALDS vs Orioles

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has placed 11 pitchers on

the team’s 25-man roster for the AL divisional series against the

Baltimore Orioles.

In addition to projected starters CC Sabathia, Andy Pettitte,

Hiroki Kuroda and Phil Hughes, the Yankees will have right-handers

Joba Chamberlain, Derek Lowe, David Robertson, David Phelps and

Rafael Soriano. The left-handed relievers are Clay Rapada and Boone


The Yankees will have two catchers, Russell Martin and Chris

Stewart. The infield includes backups Jayson Nix, Eduardo Nunez and

Eric Chavez.

Brett Gardner and Raul Ibanez are listed as outfielders, along

with regulars Curtis Granderson, Ichiro Suzuki and Nick


The best-of-five series begins Sunday night.