CC Sabathia (L), Josh Beckett (R)

The Boston Red Sox look to pick up just their second win and first series win in the rubber match with the New York Yankees tonight at Fenway Park.

First pitch for today is scheduled at 8:05 p.m and the game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN. You can also watch the game online at If you can’t catch the television broadcast, you can always listen to the game on the 2011 Red Sox Radio Network.

Josh Beckett looks to rebound from a poor first outing in his second start of the season. In his first outing, he took the loss against the Indians after allowing three runs over five innings. Beckett faced the Yankees five times in 2010 and was 1-2 with a 10.04 ERA. He’s made 22 career starts against the Yankees and is 10-7 with a 6.26 ERA.

CC Sabathia looks to pick up his first win after a no decisions in his first two starts of the season. His ERA stands at 1.38 after allowing three runs in 13 IP so far in 2011. He made four starts against the Red Sox in 2010 and was 1-0 with a 3.96 ERA. Sabathia has made 15 career starts against the Red Sox and is 6-5 with a 3.45 ERA. In seven career starts at Fenway Park, he is 2-2 with a 4.05 ERA.

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New York Yankees5-3 Boston Red Sox1-7
1. Brett Gardner LF 1. Carl Crawford LF
2. Derek Jeter SS 2. Dustin Pedroia 2B
3. Mark Teixeira 1B 3. Adrian Gonzalez 1B
4. Alex Rodriguez 3B 4. Kevin Youkilis 3B
5. Robinson Cano 2B 5. David Ortiz DH
6. Nick Swisher RF 6. Mike Cameron CF
7.  Jorge Posada
DH 7. J.D. Drew RF
8.  Curtis Granderson CF 8. Jason Varitek
9. Russell Martin C 9. Marco Scutaro
CC Sabathia SP Josh Beckett SP

Here’s how the hitters have fared against tonight’s starting pitchers:

New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox batter/pitcher matchups

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Extension reflects coming of age for Clay Buchholz [Alex Speier –]

Details on Clay Buchholz’ contract extension [Clubhouse Insider]

Notes: Cameron starts in place of Ellsbury []

Beckett’s numbers vs. Yankees are ugly [ESPN Boston]

Video: BBTN preview from Fenway Park [ESPN Boston]

Pregame notes: Cameron in for Ellsbury [ESPN Boston]

Cameron on role: ‘An uphill challenge’ [ESPN Boston]

Buchholz gets long-term security [Extra Bases]

A-Rod scratched from lineup [Extra Bases]

Is it Lowrie’s time? Should it be? [Full Count]

Breaking down the Buchholz contract terms [Full Count]

Clay Buchholz Signs Extension Becoming Latest Product of Red Sox Organizational Map []

BP: Red Sox still at 72.2 percent to make playoffs [Projo Sox Blog]

Red Sox to keep an eye on Pedroia’s foot [Projo Sox Blog]

Varitek gets second start [Projo Sox Blog]

Cameron looking forward to challenge of new role [Projo Sox Blog]

Sabathia, Beckett set to duel in series finale []

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