Evan Longoria
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It’s always fun to generate and debate lists. We’ll continue with the All-2000 to Present Rays Lineup.
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C – Toby Hall
1B – Carlos Pena
2B – Ben Zobrist
3B – Evan Longoria
SS – Julio Lugo
RF – Matt Joyce
LF – Carl Crawford
CF – Melvin Upton
DH – Aubrey Huff
SP – David Price
SP – James Shields
SP – Scott Kazmir
SP – Chris Archer
SP – Alex Cobb
Closer – Fernando Rodney
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Baltimore Orioles
Boston Red Sox
New York Yankees

Jordan Zimmermann
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Jordan Zimmermann, Detroit Tigers at San Diego Padres
Zimmerman is 1-1 in his last four starts with a 2.70 ERA. He’s 3-1 lifetime at PETCO with a 0.50 ERA in 36 innings. The Padres are hitting .227 and averaging 3.58 runs.
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Season Totals: 70 starts, 21-22, 396.2 IP, 282 Ks, 4.36 ERA (192 earned runs), 1.38 WHIP (410 hits, 138 walks)

Anibal Sanchez
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Anibal Sanchez, Detroit Tigers at San Diego Padres
Sanchez has ugly numbers, but he gave up two runs in five innings in his first start. He’ll look to build on that in San Diego. The Padres are hitting .227 and averaging 3.58 runs.
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Season Totals: 70 starts, 21-22, 396.2 IP, 282 Ks, 4.36 ERA (192 earned runs), 1.38 WHIP (410 hits, 138 walks)

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It’s always fun to generate and debate lists. We’ll continue with the All-2000 to Present Orioles Lineup.
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C – Matt Wieters
1B – Chris Davis
2B – Brian Roberts
3B – Manny Machado
SS – Miguel Tejada
RF – Nick Markakis
LF – Melvin Mora
CF – Adam Jones
DH – Rafael Palmeiro
SP – Chris Tillman
SP – Erik Bedard
SP – Wei-Yin Chen
SP – Jeremy Guthrie
SP – Rodrigo Lopez
Closer – Zach Britton (just edges Jim Johnson)
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Boston Red Sox
New York Yankees

Seth Lugo
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Seth Lugo, New York Mets at San Francisco Giants
Lugo is 1-1 with a 2.63 ERA (1-0, 1.29 road). He was 5-2 last year with a 2.67 ERA (3-1, 2.64 road). San Francisco is hitting .240 and is averaging 3.70 runs per game.
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Season Totals: 69 starts, 21-22, 392.1 IP, 279 Ks, 4.27 ERA (186 earned runs), 1.37 WHIP (403 hits, 135 walks)

Jeter and Rivera
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It’s always fun to generate and debate lists. Since I’m a Red Sox fan I am doing the dreaded New York Yankees second. Here’s the All-2000 to Present New York Yankees Lineup.
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C – Jorge Posada
1B – Mark Teixeira
2B – Robinson Cano
3B – Alex Rodriguez
SS – Derek Jeter
RF – Nick Swisher
LF – Brett Gardner
CF – Bernie Williams
DH – Hideki Matsui
SP – Andy Pettitte
SP – Mike Mussina
SP – C.C. Sabathia
SP – Roger Clemens
SP – Masahiro Tanaka
Closer – Mariano Rivera
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Baltimore Orioles
Boston Red Sox

pedro and papi
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It’s always fun to generate and debate lists. Since I’m a Red Sox fan I am starting a new series with them. Here’s the All-2000 to Present Red Sox Lineup.
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C – Jason Varitek
1B – Kevin Youkilis
2B – Dustin Pedroia
3B – Mike Lowell
SS – Nomar Garciaparra
RF – Trot Nixon (Until Mookie Betts plays more)
LF – Manny Ramirez
CF – Jacoby Ellsbury (Just Barely over Johnny Damon)
DH – David Ortiz
SP – Pedro Martinez
SP – Jon Lester
SP – Curt Schilling
SP - Josh Beckett
SP – Tim Wakefield
Closer – Jonathan Papelbon
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Baltimore Orioles
New York Yankees

Jamie Garcia
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Jaime Garcia, Atlanta Braves vs. San Francisco Giants
Garcia is 2-5 despite a 3.59 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP. He’s 1-0 with 6.2 scoreless innings against the Giants. San Francisco is hitting .241 and averaging 3.71 runs per game.
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Season Totals: 68 starts, 21-22, 386.1 IP, 273 Ks, 4.26 ERA (183 earned runs), 1.36 WHIP (396 hits, 130 walks)

Junior Guerra
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Junior Guerra, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
Guerra is 1-1 with a 2.84 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP. He’s 5-2 lifetime with a 2.46 ERA in 80.1 innings at Miller Park and 1-0 with a 1.42 in 19 career innings against the Pirates.
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Season Totals: 67 starts, 21-21, 381.1 IP, 269 Ks, 4.15 ERA (176 earned runs), 1.35 WHIP (386 hits, 129 walks)

Zach Davies
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Zach Davies, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
Davies is 7-3 despite a  4.91 ERA. He’s 1-0 against Pittsburgh with a 3.18 ERA. The Pirates are hitting .246 and averaging 4.19 runs.
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Season Totals: 66 starts, 20-21, 374.1 IP, 263 Ks, 4.23 ERA (176 earned runs), 1.37 WHIP (383 hits, 128 walks)


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