Sidney Ponson, RHP (8-5, 5.21)
Yankees (87-72)
Matsuzaka, RHP (18-2, 2.80)
Red Sox (94-66)

Scouting Report:
Yankees: Ponson draws the call as the Yankees shut down Andy Pettitte for the remainder of the regular season. For Ponson, it will be his first start since Sept. 13, when he was rapped for four runs in 3 1/3 innings and removed from the rotation. Ponson had one win in his last seven starts and a 8.18 ERA over that span when the Yankees decided to look elsewhere. He has lost twice to the Red Sox this season as a Yankee -- on July 27 and Aug. 27.

Red Sox: Matsuzaka was scratched on Friday after a long rain delay prolonged the start of the game. He'll pitch Saturday against the Yanks in a final tuneup before the postseason. Matsuzaka has pitched just once against the Yankees this season, taking a no-decision on April 13. In that one, Matsuzaka gave up five hits and four runs over five innings, walking six. In 15 Fenway starts this season, Matsuzaka is 9-2 with a 3.18 ERA.

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