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Game 1: Yankees at Red Sox

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Here are the lineups:


2 Derek Jeter SS
26 Nick Johnson DH
25 Mark Teixeira 1B
13 Alex Rodriguez 3B
24 Robinson Cano 2B
20 Jorge Posada C
14 Curtis Granderson CF
33 Nick Swisher RF
11 Brett Gardner LF
52 CC Sabathia LHP

Manager: 28 Joe Girardi (3rd season, 192-132; 5th season overall, 270-216).

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RED SOX (0-0)
2 Jacoby Ellsbury LF
15 Dustin Pedroia 2B
41 Victor Martinez C
20 Kevin Youkilis 1B
34 David Ortiz DH
29 Adrian Beltre 3B
7 J.D. Drew RF
23 Mike Cameron CF
16 Marco Scutaro
19 Josh Beckett RHP

Manager: 47 Terry Francona (8th season, 565-407; 12th season overall, 850-770).

Game time: 8:09 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN (in Red Sox coverage area); YES (in Yankees coverage area); ESPN2 (nationally); WEEI (850-AM).

Last season: The Red Sox were 95-67, winning the AL wild card and losing in the division series against the Angels. The Yankees were 103-59, winning the AL East and the World Series.

The series last season: Red Sox 9, Yankees 9. The Yankees outscored the Red Sox, 101-99.

The series all-time: Yankees 1,117-933

The series at Fenway Park: Red Sox 451-448.

Spring training records: Red Sox 17-14-1; Yankees 13-15.

Much more to come later on.

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