Joba Chamberlain, RHP (4-3, 2.24)
Yankees (61-50)
Vicente Padilla, RHP (12-5, 4.52)
Rangers (58-54)

Scouting Report:
Yankees: Making his first appearance since he bested the Red Sox in his finest starting performance to date, Chamberlain limited Baltimore to two runs (one earned) over six innings Wednesday to post his second victory in as many starts. The 22-year-old scattered five hits while walking none and striking out six; New York has now won eight of Chamberlain's 11 big league starts. His only start against Texas was rough, a four-inning outing July 1 in which he allowed two runs, five hits and four walks over 91 pitches.

Rangers: Padilla was nibbled on by the Mariners in his last start. In seven innings, he allowed 10 hits -- nine of which singles -- and three runs and earned a no-decision. The outing was Padilla's first without receiving a decision in nine starts, going back to May 22. Since coming off the disabled list on July 20, Padilla is 2-0 with a 3.60 ERA, pitching 20 innings over three starts. His start Monday will be his first this season against the Yankees. Padilla is 1-1 with a 5.23 ERA in only two career starts against New York.

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