LHP CC Sabathia (18-7, 3.31 ERA) vs RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-5, 6.80 ERA)
Game News & Notes
- The Yankees have won each of Sabathia’s past 10 starts.
- This will be the first time Matsuzaka has pitched against the Yankees this season. In six career starts against New York, Matsuzaka is 3-2 with a 6.35 ERA.
- Behind three stolen bases from Alex Rodriguez and two from Derek Jeter, the Yankees swiped a season-high seven bags against the Red Sox in Friday night’s 9-5 win. Johnny Damon and Robinson Cano also stole bases in the game.
- Jorge Posada leads all Yankees with six hits, including three doubles, in 12 career at-bats against Matsuzaka.
- Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, who homered Friday, is 7-for-23 lifetime off Sabathia with one double and two home runs.
- The Yankees have scored an average of nearly eight runs per game over their past eight meetings with the Red Sox, after averaging 3.9 runs over the previous eight.
The game will take place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NY. The game is scheduled to start at 4:10PM ET. The game will be televised on FOX. The game can also be heard on the radio on WCBS 880. Enjoy the game. Go Yankees!