CC Sabathia LHP (15-5, 2.56) @ Jake Peavy RHP (4-4, 5.27)
Sabathia has been great in his career against the Sox winning 17 against 4 losses and going 1-0 surrendering 0 Runs over 7 innings earlier this year, over his last 6 starts hes surrendered only 4 runs. Peavy has been bad and hasn’t won a game since June 25th, he hasn’t faced the Yankees this year but carries a 0-2 record and 3.60 ERA in his career against the Bombers.
Phil Hughes RHP (1-3, 8.24) @ John Danks LHP (4-8, 3.79)
The 25 year old Hughes lost his last start ending the Mariners 17 game losing streak. He has not faced the Sox in 2011 but has gone 1-1 with a 1.00 ERA over 3 games. John Danks has been excellent for the Sox this year, even if his record tells a different story. Danks has earned a 0.61 ERA over his last 3 starts.
AJ Burnett RHP (8-9, 4.23) @ Gavin Floyd RHP (9-9, 3.96)
Burnett has earned a 4.74 ERA over his last 3 earning a 0-2 record. During his career Burnett has gone 2-5 with a 4.84 ERA this year he has faced the Sox once for a loss but went 8 innings surrendering 1 run on 3 hits. Floyd has a .081 ERA over his last 3 going 3-0 walking only 3. Against the Yankees he has gone 2-1 with a 3.99 ERA.
Ivan Nova RHP (9-4, 4.01) @ Phil Humber RHP (8-7, 3.44)
Nova has gone 2-1 with a 2.45 ERA over his last 3 starts and has a 1.50 Career ERA vs. the Sox, covering 12 innings. He has faced the Sox this year going 6.1 innings giving up 1 earned run on 5 hits. Humber was solid through the first 4 innings in his last start but he was unable to get out of the 5th giving up 4 earned runs. He is 0-3 in his last 3 with a 9.00 ERA and in 1 career start, happening this year, he went 7 innings surrendering 1 hit and 0 earned runs vs. the Yanks