Although Jeter has enjoyed much success in the lead off spot I like this new look line up. Why not put the guy with blazing speed in the lead off spot. If he gets on then he will torture pitchers. This in turn will cause Pitchers to lose focus and make mistakes and who better to have a the plate when a pitcher makes a mistake than Derek Jeter. Jorge Posada is day to day with a sprained finger so Swisher will take the number five spot to keep the balance of power in line. I like the looks of this line up and I think it will spell a win tonight in Oakland. Here is a look at the rest of tonights line-up:

Brett Gardner LF
Derek Jeter SS
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Robinson Cano 2B
Nick Swisher DH
Curtis Granderson CF
Francisco Cervelli C
Colin Curtis RF

Also keeps the righty lefty thing in order as well. game is at 10:00 EST. enjoy!