This story was written by Matt LaFave, I am posting it for him. --Kurt
What to Watch For:
1. Garcia knows Detroit - Yankees starter Freddy Garcia is no stranger to the Detroit Tigers, he has faced them the most out of any team in his career. In 32 games, Garcia is 18-8 with a 3.88 ERA and 172 strikeouts. In his last game against Detroit back on May 4th, he got the loss after giving up 4 runs in 7 innings.
2. Scherzer undefeated against Yanks - Though Max Scherzer has only faced the New York Yankees 3 times in his career, he is 3-0 with a 2.84 ERA, which includes 2 victories at Yankee Stadium. In his last start against them, he pitched a gem, going 8 shutout innings and only giving up 4 hits.
Monday October 3, 8:37p:
LHP CC Sabathia at RHP Justin Verlander