|Boston Red Sox (9-7)||New York Yankees (9-7)|
|Jacoby Ellsbury CF||Johnny Damon LF|
|Dustin Pedroia 2B||Derek Jeter SS|
|David Ortiz DH||Bobby Abreu RF|
|Manny Ramirez LF||Alex Rodriguez 3B|
|Kevin Youkilis 3B||Jason Giambi 1B|
|J.D. Drew RF||Jorge Posada DH|
|Jason Varitek C||Robinson Cano 2B|
|Sean Casey 1B||Melky Cabrera CF|
|Julio Lugo SS||Chad Moeller C|
Josh Beckett (1-1, 6.35 ERA) vs. Mike Mussina (1-2, 4.15 ERA)
Time: 7:05 p.m.
TV: YES, MLB.tv
Radio: WCBS-AM 880, XM Radio Channel 176
- Mussina pitched 5 2-3 innings against Boston on Saturday, giving up four earned runs and eight hits.
- Ramirez is 26-98 with seven home runs and 21 RBI against Mussina. Walk him every time. He homered and drove in three runs on Saturday.
- Ellsbury and Pedroia were each 2-3 against Mussina on Saturday.
- Beckett is 2-2 with a 6.86 ERA in four career starts at Yankee Stadium (obviously not including the World Series).
- On Saturday, he pitched 6 2-3 innings, allowing three earned runs and five hits in the victory.
- Jeter is 7-23 with one home run against Beckett.
- Abreu is 9-53 against Beckett, but has two home runs and four RBI.
- Cano is 9-21 with one home run and five RBI against Beckett.
- Rodriguez is 6-24 with one home run and five RBI against Beckett.