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New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox: CC Sabathia vs. Rick Porcello

The Yankees look to maintain a lead in the AL East with CC Sabathia on the mound.

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Last night's loss was incredibly frustrating, especially because Masahiro Tanaka has been an automatic loss as of late. It was also frustrating because it brought the Yankees' AL East lead down to just one game. Lose tonight and the lead is gone.

Now, that doesn't matter too much on June 7th. Having a lead is nice, but it's not necessary for them to maintain a lead straight through to the postseason. However, the pitching crashing back to Earth makes regaining that ground a taller order. Hopefully CC Sabathia can get them back on track tonight.

Today's Lineups

Mookie Betts - RF Brett Gardner - LF
Chris Young - LF Aaron Hicks - CF
Xander Bogaerts - SS Aaron Judge - RF
Hanley Ramirez - DH Matt Holliday - DH
Sam Travis - 1B Starlin Castro - 2B
Sandy Leon - C Gary Sanchez - C
Josh Rutledge - 2B Didi Gregorius - SS
Jackie Bradley - CF Chase Headley - 3B
Deven Marrero - 3B Chris Carter - 1B
Rick Porcello - RHP CC Sabathia - LHP