|New York Mets (36-28)||New York Yankees (33-31)|
|Jose Reyes SS||Johnny Damon DH|
|Carlos Beltran CF||Derek Jeter SS|
|David Wright 3B||Bobby Abreu RF|
|Carlos Delgado DH||Alex Rodriguez 3B|
|Paul Lo Duca C||Jorge Posada C|
|Shawn Green RF||Hideki Matsui LF|
|Jose Valentin 2B||Robinson Cano 2B|
|Julio Franco 1B||Melky Cabrera CF|
|Carlos Gomez LF||Miguel Cairo 1B|
|Oliver Perez (6-5, 3.21)||Roger Clemens (1-0, 4.50)|
Time: 7:05 p.m.
TV: my9, CW11
Radio: WCBS-AM 880, WFAN-AM 660
Pregame concerns: In his last start against the Yankees, Perez went 7 2-3 innings and only gave up two runs. In his career against the Yankees, he is 2-1 with a 4.19 ERA in three starts. ... In his career against the Mets, Clemens is 3-5 with a 5.09 ERA in 10 starts. ... Matsui homered off Perez this year. ... Beltran is 4-16 against Clemens in his career. ... Lo Duca is 4-8 with one home run and three RBIs against Clemens in his career.
Update: 6:59 p.m.: Damon has been scratched with an abdominal strain. Cabrera is now leading off and Josh Phelps is the designated hitter batting eighth.