The Yanks are 2.5 back of the Sox in the race for the AL East (New York still has to play the second half of their doubleheader tonight), so the upcoming three game set represents an opportunity for Boston to get some real separation for the first time this season.
Check out the pitching match-ups for the series after the jump...
Tuesday, 7:10 p.m.: LHP C.C. Sabathia (17-7, 2.99 ERA) vs. RHP John Lackey (12-9, 5.98 ERA)
Wednesday, 7:10 p.m.: RHP Phil Hughes (4-4, 6.46 ERA) vs. RHP Josh Beckett (11-5, 2.43 ERA)
Thursday, 7:10 p.m.: RHP A.J. Burnett (9-11, 5.31 ERA) vs. LHP Jon Lester (14-6, 3.09 ERA)
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