Yankees - 000 110 000 - 2 5 0 Red Sox - 120 000 10x - 4 8 1Jacoby Ellsbury and Jonny Gomes hit early home runs and Felix Doubront (6.1-3-2-3-5, 93) stifled the New York bats.
The Yankees fell to 7.0 GB the Red Sox.
Andy Pettitte / Felix Doubront
Ellsbury, CFAndrew Bailey has been placed on the disabled list, with Jose De La Torre filling his spot in the bullpen. Also: the Red Sox have signed Jose Contreras and Brandon Lyon to minor league contracts and assigned both pitchers to Pawtucket.
The weekend match-ups:
Saturday: Hiroki Kuroda / John Lackey, 4 PM
Sunday: CC Sabathia / Jon Lester, 8 PM
ALE W L PCT GB RS RA DIF EXP-WL Red Sox 1st 58 39 .598 --- 498 407 +91 57-40 Yankees 4th 51 44 .537 6.0 373 375 - 2 47-48
We're in fourth, but we are only six games back. We can turn that around real quick ... We are still the Yankees and I think that that gives us an edge.But Joe Girardi has already thrown in the towel!