The catching position has been a big black hole all year, and with a day game after last night's game, J.R. Murphy has a shot to catch the big man. Murphy was extremely solid in the minors, moving through Trenton and Scranton this season with a .773 OPS. At 22 years old, there's a ton of potential for Murphy. Curtis Granderson CF Alex Rodriguez DH Robinson Cano 2B Alfonso Soriano LF Mark Reynolds 3B Vernon Wells RF Lyle Overbay 1B Brendan Ryan SS J.R. Murphy C
The game starts at 1:05 PM, and you can catch it on
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UPDATE: (1:08 PM) No Soriano, he's been replaced by Ichiro Suzuki. Sprained right thumb, day-to-day.