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ALCS Game 5: Berkman To Play First Base; Cano To Hit Third In Lineup

MLB Network analyst Peter Gammons reported on MLB Live that Lance Berkman will play first base and hit from the right side against lefty C.J. Wilson; and second baseman Robinson Cano will bat third in the Yankees lineup for Game 5 of the ALCS at Yankee Stadium.

From the right side against left-handed pitchers, Berkman hit just .177 with one home run and five RBI in 82 at bats during the 2010 regular season.

According to, Cano did not hit in the third spot in 2010.