Montgomery to start home opener for New York against Boston

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Boston Red Sox (3-4, third in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (4-1, first in the AL East)

New York; Friday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Ryan Weber (0-1, 0.00 ERA, 2.46 WHIP, 0 strikeouts) Yankees: Jordan Montgomery (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts)

LINE: Yankees favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 10 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees hit the field for the first time in 2020 against the Boston Red Sox.

The Yankees went 54-22 in division games in 2019. New York hit .267 as a team with 3.8 extra base hits per game and 306 total home runs last year.

The Red Sox went 35-41 in division play in 2019. Boston averaged 9.6 hits with 3.8 extra base hits per game last season.

INJURIES: Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka: (concussion), Luis Severino: (elbow), Gleyber Torres: (elbow).

Red Sox: Chris Sale: (elbow), Dustin Pedroia: (knee).

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