Extra Bases

News and notes from the ALCS

ANAHEIM – Word here from major league sources is that the San Diego Padres are shooting for a Monday press conference to announce their new GM. Sox assistant GM Jed Hoyer is still considered the frontrunner for the job. Another Sox exec originally thought to be on the Padres’ radar, Ben Cherington, confirmed that he was not interviewed by the Padres…MLB umpiring head Mike Port was discussing umpiring with the media before the game. Only veteran umpires with postseason experience will be used for the World Series.

Here are tonight’s lineups:

SS Derek Jeter
LF Johnny Damon
1B Mark Teixeira
3b Alex Rodriguez
DH Hideki Matsui
2B Robinson Cano
RF Nick Swisher
CF Melky Cabrera
C Jose Molina
SP AJ Burnett

3B Chone Figgins
RF Bobby Abreu
CF Torii Hunter
DH Vlad Guerrero
1B Kendry Morales
LF Juan Rivera
C Jeff Mathis
SS Erick Aybar
SP John Lackey

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