One thing I love about beat writers is that we get access to information that probably can’t be found anywhere else.

That’s the case today when we see a post from Chad Jennings today when he said that Joe Girardi had given plenty of hints to indicate the Opening Day lineup for the Yankees. Here’s what Jennings has put together:

Derek Jeter SS
Nick Johnson DH
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Robinson Cano 2B
Jorge Posada C
Curtis Granderson CF/LF
Nick Swisher RF
Brett Gardner LF/CF

I have to say that I love this lineup. May I daresay that it’s much better than last year? Yep, we lost Damon and Matsui, but I strongly feel Granderson and Johnson both are nice compliments to the lineup.

We’ll find out soon just how good the lineup is.