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Game #134 -- Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees

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Boston Red Sox

Dustin Pedroia,  2B
Coco Crisp,  CF
David Ortiz,  DH
Kevin Youkilis,  1B
Mike Lowell,  3B
J.D. Drew,  RF
Jason Varitek,  C
Eric Hinske,  LF
Alex Cora,  SS

Curt Schilling,  RHP  (8-5,  4.11)


New York Yankees

Johnny Damon,  LF
Derek Jeter,  SS
Bobby Abreu,  RF
Alex Rodriguez,  3B
Hideki Matsui,  DH
Jorge Posada,  C
Jason Giambi,  1B   
Robinson Cano,  2B
Melky Cabrera,  CF

Chien-Ming Wang,  RHP  (15-6,  3.95)


After losing 5 of 6 to the BoSox to begin the season series, the Yanks have come back to win 6 of 8 and tie the series at 7-7.

Wang has struggled in his career against the Red Sox (4-4, 4.78 ERA in 9 starts).  He is 2-2, 3.72 ERA against RSN at Yankee Stadium.

38pitches.com has decent but not great regular season success against the Yanks (7-6, 4.84 ERA in 22 games).  Like his fellow starters, he has been pounded by the Yankee offense this season (0-1, 7.00 ERA in 3 starts).

Both Jorge Posada and Bobby Abreu are hitting .378 (14-37) against 38pitches.com, while Robinson Cano is hitting .360 (9-25) against him.

On the other side, David Ortiz is hitting a PlayStation-like .500 (12-24, 2 2B, 2 HR) against Wang.  Good thing Manny is OUT again since his numbers are even better (.591, 13-22, 2 HR).

The featured graphic for today's game is the road jersey logo of the Boston Red Sox worn off and on throughout the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.