Tim Wakefield, RHP (5-6, 3.72)
Red Sox (50-37)
Joba Chamberlain, RHP (2-2, 2.22)
Yankees (45-40)

Scouting Report:
Red Sox: If there has been a recurring theme with Wakefield over the last few weeks, it's that he pitches well but doesn't win. In his last seven starts, the knuckleballer is 2-3 with a 1.98 ERA. Wakefield took a 3-1 loss to the Rays in his last start, giving up one earned run over seven innings. This will be Wakefield's first start of the season against the Yankees. Lifetime against New York, Wakefield is 9-16 with a 5.03 ERA. At Yankee Stadium, he is 5-7 with a 3.66 ERA.

Yankees: Chamberlain struggled against the Rangers on Tuesday, but held the Texas offense to just two runs despite a high pitch count. After throwing 91 pitches, the righty exited after four innings, his shortest outing since his first start June 3. Chamberlain gave up five hits and walked four, but he recorded six strikeouts to limit the damage. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said his starter's control was a little off and long innings led to the early exit.

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