Thursday, July 3, 2008

Game 86: Red Sox at Yankees

YANKEES (45-40)
Damon LF
Jeter SS
Abreu RF
Rodriguez 3B
Giambi DH
Posada C
Cano 2B
Betemit 1B
Cabrera CF

RED SOX (50-37)
Ellsbury LF
Pedroia 2B
Drew RF
Ramirez DH
Lowell 3B
Youkilis 1B
Crisp CF
Varitek C
Lugo SS

Andy Pettitte (LHP, 9-5, 3.98) vs. Jon Lester (LHP, 6-3, 3.48)

If the Yankees sweep this series they are tied with Boston in the standings, but I don't see that happening. The next seven games are very important for the Yankees, with four against the Red Sox and three against Tampa.