The old saying goes: Win series at home and go .500 on the road you'll make the playoffs (that proverb equates to about 95 wins).
3 game series vs Mets @ Yankee Stadium
WP: R.A. Dickey (2 - 5)
SV: Francisco Rodriguez
LP: Freddy Garcia (2 - 4)
|1 - 2 loss|
WP: A.J. Burnett (5 - 3)
LP: Chris Capuano (3 - 5)
|7 - 3 win|
Two right-handers coming off strong starts take the mound in the rubber match of this three game set.
Nova has never faced any Mets batter while Pelfrey has faced pretty much every Yankee hitter.
Look for the gamethread at 1 p.m.