Series Preview: Yankees at Red Sox | 7/6/12-7/8/12

Pitching Matchups

Friday, 7/6/12, 7:10pm ET

Pitching for the Yankees: Hiroki Kuroda, RHP
Last Appearance: 7.0 IP, 0 ER, 3 H, 11 K, 1 BB, 0 HR
On the Season: 8-7, 3.17 ERA / 4.00 FIP / 3.86 xFIP, 7.04 K/9, 2.73 BB/9 in 102.1 IP

Pitching for the Red Sox: Josh Beckett, RHP
Last Start: 6.0 IP, 2 ER, 4 H, 4 K, 3 BB, 0 HR
On the Season: 4-7, 4.06 ERA / 3.75 FIP / 3.99 xFIP, 6.40 K/9, 2.13 BB/9 in 84.1 IP

Saturday, 7/7/12, 12:35pm ET (Double-Header Game 1; makeup of PPD game on 4/22)

Pitching for the Yankees: Phil Hughes, RHP
Last Start: 8.0 IP, 2 ER, 6 H, 8 K, 1 BB, 0 HR
On the Season: 9-6, 4.29 ERA / 4.60 FIP / 4.15 xFIP, 8.49 K/9, 2.10 BB/9 in 94.1 IP

Pitching for the Red Sox: Franklin Morales, LHP
Last Start: 7.0 IP, 0 ER, 3 H, 7 K, 2 BB, 0 HR
On the Season: 1-1, 2.51 ERA / 2.59 FIP / 3.61 xFIP, 9.63 K/9, 2.30 BB/9 in 43.0 IP

Saturday, 7/7/12, 7:15pm ET (Double-Header Game 2)

Pitching for the Yankees: Freddy Garcia, RHP
Last Appearance: 5.1 IP, 2 ER, 5 H, 4 K, 0 BB, 2 HR
On the Season: 2-2, 5.94 ERA / 4.48 FIP / 3.98 xFIP, 6.69 K/9, 1.98 BB/9 in 36.1 IP

Pitching for the Red Sox: Felix Doubront, LHP
Last Start: 4.1 IP, 1 ER, 3 H, 4 K, 5 BB, 0 HR
On the Season: 8-4, 4.42 ERA / 4.20 FIP / 3.78 xFIP, 9.13 K/9, 3.41 BB/9 in 89.2 IP

Sunday, 7/8/12, 8:05pm ET

Pitching for the Yankees: Ivan Nova, RHP
Last Start: 6.0 IP, 3 ER, 7 H, 5 K, 2 BB, 1 HR
On the Season: 9-3, 4.05 ERA / 4.53 FIP / 3.91 xFIP, 7.76 K/9, 2.67 BB/9 in 104.1 IP

Pitching for the Red Sox: Jon Lester, LHP
Last Start: 6.2 IP, 1 ER, 4 H, 9 K, 1 BB, 1 HR
On the Season: 5-5, 4.33 ERA / 3.63 FIP / 3.59 xFIP, 7.33 K/9, 2.33 BB/9 in 108.0 IP

NYY Offense

Who’s Hot

Robinson Cano – 11 for 26 with 2 HR, 8 RBI in the last 7 days

Andruw Jones – 4 for 11 with 2 doubles, 2 RBI in the last 7 days

Eric Chavez – 3 for 10 with 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB in the last 7 days

Who’s Not

Russell Martin – 0 for 15 with 4 K in the last 7 days

Nick Swisher – 4 for 21 with 2 BB, 9 K in the last 7 days

BOS Offense

Who’s Hot:

Adrian Gonzalez – 9 for 26 with 1 RBI in the last 7 days

Who’s Not:

Nick Punto – 1 for 13 with 1 BB, 2 K in the last 7 days

Daniel Nava – 3 for 23 with 1 double, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 3 BB, 3 K in the last 7 days

— Jarrod Saltalamacchia – 3 for 20 with 2 HR, 3 RBI, 1 BB, 4 K in the last 7 days

Mike Aviles – 3 for 18 with 1 double, 1 BB, 4 K in the last 7 days

Enjoy the series everyone!

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About Mike D.

Mike D. is one of 2 co-founders of the Yankees Fans Unite Blog. He has been a Yankees fan for as long as he can remember, growing up in a family of huge NYY fans. His knowledge of the game comes from watching baseball his whole life, and playing third base in high school and college.

Posted on July 6, 2012, in Series Previews and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. It would be nice to see one of the offensive zombies break out with a big series against Boston.

  2. Love these series. Would be nice to see a sweep!

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