Red Sox - 002 130 101 1 - 9 16 0 Yankees - 002 000 600 0 - 8 10 1
Ellsbury, CFA four-game series against the third-place Yankees (8 GB) begins tonight in the Bronx.
The other match-ups:
Friday: Felix Doubront / Andy Pettitte, 7 PMThe Rays (5.5 GB) wrap up their series in Anaheim tonight. Tampa Bay goes to Seattle for the weekend. The Red Sox's Magic Number in the AL East is 18.
Saturday: John Lackey / David Huff, 1 PM
Sunday: Jon Lester / Hiroki Kuroda, 1 PM