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Game #160 - New York Yankees @ Boston Red Sox

NEW YORK YANKEES

Johnny Damon, LF
Derek Jeter, SS
Bobby Abreu, DH
Alex Rodriguez, 3B
Jason Giambi, 1B
Xavier Nady, DH
Robinson Cano, 2B
Chad Moeller, C
Brett Gardner, CF


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
Alfredo Aceves 1-0 5 3 0 0 0 0 26.0 20 4 4 2 6 15 1.38 1.00


BOSTON RED SOX

Jacoby Ellsbury, RF
Jed Lowrie, SS
Mike Lowell, DH
Kevin Youkilis, 3B
Mark Kotsay, RF
Jason Bay, LF
Sean Casey, 1B
Kevin Cash, C
Gil Velazquez, 2B


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
Daisuke Matsuzaka 18-2 28 28 0 0 0 0 163.2 124 55 51 11 92 149 2.80 1.32


PREGAME NOTES:

Yanks have won 7 of their last 8 and 10 of their last 12.

The Red Sox hold an 8-7 edge over the Yanks on the season series.

Brett Gardner now has a seven-game hitting streak and is hitting .407 during that span (11-for-27).

Alfredo Aceves has never faced the Red Sox or any of their hitters.

Daisuke Matsuzaka is a lifetime 3-1, 6.30 ERA, 1.57 WHIP against the Yanks. He is 1-0, 7.20 ERA, 2.20 WHIP in one start against them in 2008.

Yanks' hitters vs. Matsuzaka can be viewed here.