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Game 6: Ellsbury in the three hole

TORONTO -- The Yankees try to win a series from the Blue Jays this afternoon (1:05 p.m.) behind CC Sabathia, and with a lineup that features the usual leadoff hitter, the red-hot Jacoby Ellsbury, hitting third. Joe Girardi said it was because he gave Carlos Beltran the day off. Also, the Yankees might be the only team in baseball with a No. 9 hitter who is batting .538.

Here's the lineup:

Brett Gardner LF

Derek Jeter SS

Ellsbury CF

Brian McCann C

Alfonso Soriano DH

Kelly Johnson 1B

Brian Roberts 2B

Ichiro Suzuki RF

Yangervis Solarte 3B

Sabathia LHP

Here are the Blue Jays:

Melky Cabrera CF

Maicer Izturis 2B

Jose Bautista RF

Edwin Encarnacion 1B

Dioner Navarro DH

Erik Kratz C

Brett Lawrie 3B

Moises Sierra LF

Jonathan Diaz SS

Drew Hutchinson RHP