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BOS: Josh Beckett 3.87 ERA, 122 ERA+
CHW: Mark Buehrle 3.86 ERA, 121 ERA+
This looks like it could be quite the pitcher's duel. I hope it lives up to it.
1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
3. Victor Martinez, 1B
4. Kevin Youkilis, 3B
5. Jason Bay, LF
6. Mike Lowell, DH
7. Rocco Baldelli, RF
8. Jason Varitek, C
9. Alex Gonzalez, SS
The Yankees and Rangers both lost yesterday. That puts Boston 7.5 GB the Yankees for the East and puts Texas 3 GB of us for the wildcard.
New York plays a doubleheader today against Tampa Bay in the Bronx.
1:00 • Rays at Yankees • Garza v. Sabathia
6:00 • Rangers at Indians • Hunter v. Carrasco
7:00 • Rays at Yankees • Sonnanstine v. Burnett