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Friday's Yankee lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Here is the lineup Joe Girardi is sending out for the opener of this pivotal three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays and their right-handed starter Chris Archer:

Brett Gardner CF

Curtis Granderson DH

Robinson Cano 2B

Alfonso Soriano LF

Alex Rodriguez 3B

Ichiro Suzuki RF

Mark Reynolds 1B

Eduardo Nunez SS

Chris Stewart C

Hiroki Kuroda RHP

Lyle Overbay was in the original linuep, batting sixth and playing first base, but became a late scratch when he came down with flu-like symptoms before the game and was replaced by Reynolds.