We were never in this one, as Schilling gave up three runs in his first 15 pitches. Crappy pitching, wasted at-bats, sloppy fielding, a mistake or two on the bases, etc.
Let New York celebrate. They are now only three games under .500 and have crawled back to less than 10 games out of first place.
On to Texas.
Curt Schilling (3.57, 122 ERA+) / Andy Pettitte (2.83, 146 ERA+)
Schilling has not been sharp in his last two starts. Last time out, he threw 118 pitches in six innings against Detroit, allowing eight hits and two runs. Before that, he surrendered nine hits and four runs to the Orioles over 5.1 innings. Schilling (7-8-5-1-5) faced the Yankees on April 20, a game the Red Sox won, thanks to a five-run eighth inning.