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Pitching Matchups for the Red Sox Series

NEW YORK - JULY 22:  Joba Chamberlain #62 of the New York Yankees looks on against the Baltimore Orioles on July 22, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Kevin RozellSenior Writer IAugust 6, 2009

(Zell's Pinstripe Blog)

The Yankees have an 0-8 record against the Boston Red Sox this season. This is a crucial series, as the Yankees can really pull away from Boston and run away with the division. I’m not calling a sweep right here..but the Yankees could be 6.5 games up on the Sox if they did that. They can either embrass themselves, or prove that they are capable of beating competitive teams. They will start the four game series tomorrow night. Here are the pitching probables:

Thurs: RHP Joba Chamberlain (7-2, 3.58) vs RHP John Smoltz (2-4, 7.12)

Fri: RHP A.J. Burnett (10-5, 3.89) vs RHP Josh Beckett (13-4, 3.27)

Sat: LHP CC Sabathia (11-7, 3.95) vs RHP Clay Buchholz (1-1, 6.05)

Sun: LHP Andy Pettitte (9-6, 4.35) vs LHP Jon Lester (9-7, 3.79)

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