Thursday's lineup: The Captain is back!

NEW YORK -- Here is the Yankees lineup for Thursday's series finale against the Royals, first pitch scheduled for 1:05 p.m.

After missing the first 91 games of the regular season, The Captain is back. Brett Gardner and Travis Hafner are both sitting, after suffering leg and foot contusions, respectively, Wednesday night. It remains to be seen whether they will be available off the bench.

Ichiro Suzuki, CF

Derek Jeter, DH

Robinson Cano, 2B

Vernon Wells, RF

Lyle Overbay, 1B

Zoilo Almonte, LF

Eduardo Nunez, SS

Luis Cruz, 3B

Austin Romine, C

Andy Pettitte, LHP