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Game 16: Young guns

Joba makes his third start of the year against Jon Lester in Boston.

Chamberlain made one great start, then a poor one. Lester's been the opposite, following two poor starts with a great start.

Joba has fared well against Boston early in the going: 2-0, 3.12 ERA, 17.1 innings (including a seven-inning shutout last July 25th).

Lester has pitched nearly as well against the Yanks, compiling a 3-1 record with a 3.42 ERA over 26.1 innings.


New York Yankees @ Boston Red Sox

04/24/09 7:10 PM EDT

New York Yankees Boston Red Sox
Derek Jeter - SS Jacoby Ellsbury - CF
Johnny Damon - LF Dustin Pedroia - 2B
Mark Teixeira - 1B David Ortiz - DH
Jorge Posada - DH Kevin Youkilis - 1B
Nick Swisher - RF J.D. Drew - RF
Robinson Cano - 2B Jason Bay - LF
Melky Cabrera - CF Mike Lowell - 3B
Jose Molina - C Jason Varitek - C
Cody Ransom - 3B Nick Green - SS

Really, Joe? Cody Ransom again?