Sidney Ponson, RHP (4-1, 3.88)
Yankees (42-36)
Pedro Martinez, RHP (2-1, 6.57)
Mets (38-39)

Scouting Report:
Yankees: The veteran Ponson is in line to start the second game in this two-stadium Subway Series. Ponson was 4-1 with a 3.88 ERA in nine starts for the Rangers this season before he was designated for assignment due to off-the-field issues. Ponson made his his Scranton/Wilkes-Barre debut last Saturday, giving up one run through four innings in a tuneup for the Mets. He is 1-1 with a 2.86 ERA in three career starts against the Mets, though he hasn't faced them since 2003.

Mets: Martinez appeared to be cruising on Saturday against the Rockies, until he allowed six runs on seven hits in the fifth inning. Serving up home runs on each of his first two pitches in the inning, Martinez retired only one batter before giving way to his bullpen. He threw 75 pitches, walking one and allowing nine hits in all. Martinez's next outing comes against the Yankees, whom he last faced in 2006, shutting them out over seven innings at Shea.

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