Boston, New York Battle For First Place
In the first week of the season the Boston Red Sox took 2 out of 3 games in New York against the Yankees. The teams meet with first place in the AL East on the line.The Sox are coming off a series win over Toronto but have struggled on the mound leading to a 12-10 record in the first month of the season.
Hanley Ramirez has been the bright spot at the plate with franchise tying 10 homeruns in April. Pablo Sandoval has also started to heat up and has raised his average to .312 over the lat 6 games.
The Yankees have a one game lead over Boston coming into the series and have won 10 of their last 13 games.
Here are the pitching match-ups for the series.
Friday: Justin Masterson (2-0) vs. C.C. Sabathia (0-4)
Saturday: Wade Miley (1-2) vs. Nathan Eovaldi (1-0)
Sunday: Joe Kelly (1-0) vs. Adam Warren (1-1)
A reminder that you can hear the Sunday night game live on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket with coverage starting at 7pm.