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Yankees-Red Sox pitching matchups

Yankees pitcher Bartolo Colon throws against the Texas

Yankees pitcher Bartolo Colon throws against the Texas Rangers in the first inning. (May 7, 2011) Photo Credit: Getty Images

After starting the season 0-7, the Red Sox have regained their form and come to Yankee Stadium this weekend with a 17-20 record. Below is a look at the pitching matchups for this three-game set. All games are in primetime.

FRIDAY: 7:05 p.m. on YES

Clay Buchholz (1-3, 6.25 career vs. Yankees) vs. Bartolo Colon (8-10, 4.13 career vs. Boston)

Quick pitch: Curtis Granderson is 0-for-8 with 4 strikeouts against Buchholz . . . David Ortiz is 4-for-39 with 15 strikeout against Colon.

SATURDAY: 7:10 p.m. on FOX

Josh Beckett (11-7, 5.90 career vs. Yankees) vs. CC Sabathia (6-6, 3.35 career vs. Boston)

Quick pitch: Alex Rodriguez is 16-for-56 (.286) with 3 home runs off Beckett . . . Mike Cameron has 8 hits in 17 career at-bats against Sabathia.

SUNDAY: 8:05 p.m on ESPN

Jon Lester (6-1, 3.28 career vs. Yankees) vs. Freddy Garcia (8-2, 4.44 career vs. Boston)

Quick pitch: Derek Jeter is 12-for-36 (.333) against Lester . . . Garcia has allowed two home runs in 109 ABs to players on Boston’s current roster.

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