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Red Sox And Yankees Set For Weekend Clash In Bronx

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Adrian Gonzalez and Dustin Pedroia celebrate the win over the Los Angeles Angels. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Los Angeles Angels 9-5. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Adrian Gonzalez and Dustin Pedroia celebrate the win over the Los Angeles Angels. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Los Angeles Angels 9-5. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) – One of the only teams the Boston Red Sox have had success against this season has been the New York Yankees.

The Red Sox took two-of-three in Boston in early April, and will look to do at least that in the Bronx this weekend as they open up a three-game set with the Yankees on Friday night.

Read: Sox-Yankees Rivalry Just What Red Sox Need

The Red Sox are coming off a brief two-game sweep at the hands of the Blue Jays, dropping Boston to 17-20 on the season.

Read: Jerry Remy Plans Monday Return To Booth

This will be Adrian Gonzlez’ first trip to New York in a Red Sox uniform. He has been crushing the ball lately, hitting .429 with five home runs and eight RBIs in the last seven days. He currently leads Boston with a .329 average and seven home runs on the year.

Pitching Matchups For The Series In New York

Friday 7:05pm

Clay Buchholz (3-3, 4.19 ERA) vs Bartolo Colon (2-1, 3.86 ERA)

Saturday 7:10pm

Josh Beckett (2-1, 1.99 ERA) vs CC Sabathia (3-2, 2.89 ERA)

Sunday 8:05pm

Jon Lester (4-1, 2.96 ERA) vs Freddy Garcia (2-2, 2.61 ERA)

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