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A statistical breakdown of the upcoming series in the Bronx

Updated: May 13, 2011, 3:10 PM ET
By Jeremy Lundblad | ESPNBoston.com

The Boston Red Sox head to the Bronx on Friday for a three-game series against the New York Yankees.

Bartolo Colon meets Clay Buchholz on Friday, while Freddy Garcia gets the nod on "Sunday Night Baseball" against Jon Lester. No one expected those probables to compare favorably to one another, yet statistically they do.

Nor did anyone foresee Boston's struggles, which leave the team three games under .500 entering the series.

Going into the series, the young season hasn't unfolded ...

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