Before Jacoby Ellsbury makes his return to Fenway in pinstripes on April 22nd, the Red Sox and Ells meet in New York tonight. The Sox and Yanks begin a four game series in the Bronx.

Both teams have 4-5 records in early season play.

Ellsbury signed that huge free agent contract in the off season. The Sox have gone with Grady Sizemore et al in centerfield.

Ells is off to a good start in pinstripes with a .363 average, 3 doubles, 2 RBI and 4 steals. He has played in all 9 games.

Clay Buchholz faces Michael Pineda in the game one pitching matchip.

Live coverage of the Sox vs Yankees series this weekend on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket.