EDISON - It?s opening day for the Yankees and New Jersey fans say they?re pumped up for the start of a new season.

The team got in one last practice at Yankee Stadium yesterday and they?re set to take on the Detroit Tigers at 1 p.m. today.

Bret Gardner will bat first, instead of Derek Jeter, and Curtis Granderson is expected to play today. On the mound for the Yankees is CC Sabathia against the Tigers? Justin Verlander.