5/7 – Yankees at Red Sox

Tonight’s lineups at Fenway Park…

YANKEES (19-8)
Jeter SS
Johnson DH
Teixeira 1B
Rodriguez 3B 
Cano 2B
Swisher RF
Gardner CF
Cervelli C
Winn LF
Pitching: Phil Hughes (3-0, 1.44)
RED SOX (15-14)
Scutaro SS
Pedroia 2B
Drew RF
Youkilis 1B
Ortiz DH
Beltre 3B
Hermida LF
Varitek C
McDonald CF
Pitching: Josh Beckett (1-0, 6.31)
Where it all began: On this date in 1903, the Yankees and Red Sox (known at the time as the Highlanders and Americans, respectively) met for the first time at Boston’s Huntington Avenue Grounds. Boston won, 6-2, in a game that lasted 1 hour and 38 minutes. Joe West would have been grinning. 

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That was a great game. It was kind of what I expected too. There’s always controversy when they play each other.

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