Players To Watch:
Boston’s second baseman is red hot as he’s coming off a three-hit performance with a solo homer in a 7-3 win over the White Sox on Thursday. In the past two weeks, he is hitting .369.
Not only are his numbers against the Yankees impressive (.303/.366/.432) but he absolutley tears it up when the bright lights of New York are shining.
In 49 games at the New Yankee Stadium, Pedroia owns a .279/.358/.392 slash line with three home runs and 18 RBI and is 4-for-10 in his last two games in the Bronx. On Sunday against the Bombers, the laser show went 3-for-5 with a run scored.
Ellsbury had two doubles out of his three hits versus the team he used to suit up for in last weekend’s series. In his last seven games, Jacoby is 7-for-21 (.333) with three doubles, three runs scored, and four walks.
Against Saturday’s pitcher (Price) he owns a career .348 batting average including one home run, two triples, and six doubles.