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Yankees-Red Sox pitching matchups

New York Yankees' Freddy Garcia pitches to the

New York Yankees' Freddy Garcia pitches to the Seattle Mariners. (July 25, 2011) Photo Credit: David Pokress

Friday, YES, 7:10 p.m.

Bartolo Colon (8-6, 3.30) vs. Jon Lester (11-4, 3.17)

David Ortiz has four hits in 41 ABs (.098) with 15 strikeouts against Colon. Derek Jeter is 14-for-42 (.333) against Lester.

Saturday, Ch. 5, 4:10 p.m.

CC Sabathia (16-5, 2.55) vs. John Lackey (9-8, 6.23)

Sabathia is 0-3 with a 6.16 ERA against Boston this season. Six of the probable Yankees starters against Lackey have .300-plus career averages against the righthander.

Sunday, ESPN, 8:05 p.m.

Freddy Garcia (10-7, 3.22) vs. Josh Beckett (9-4, 2.20)

New Red Sox addition Mike Aviles is 7-for-11 (.636) with a HR against Garcia. Beckett is 3-0 against the Yankees this season, allowing two runs in 21 innings.


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