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at Yankee Stadium, New York
Tonight (7:05, NESN, WKRO 680): RHP Tim Wakefield (7-8, 3.67 ERA) vs. LHP Andy Pettitte (13-9, 4.17).
Tomorrow (7:05 p.m., NESN, WEEI 850): RHP Paul Byrd (8-11, 4.61) vs. RHP Sidney Ponson (7-4, 4.67).
Thursday (1:05 p.m., NESN, WEEI): LHP Jon Lester (12-5, 3.49) vs. RHP Mike Mussina (16-7, 3.45).
Head to head: The teams have split 12 games this season; they will play at Fenway in the last series of the regular season, Sept. 26-28.
Miscellany: Twelve of the Yankees' remaining 32 games are against Boston and Tampa Bay . . . New York is 20-15 since the All Star break, but 11-11 in August . . . Before Derek Jeter's 0 for 5 Sunday against the Orioles, he had hit in nine straight games, batting .463 during that stretch.