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Burnett to face Lee on short rest

Updated: November 2, 2009, 1:22 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- The New York Yankees are chasing championship No. 27 by throwing their top pitchers on three days' rest.

With a chance to clinch the crown, A.J. Burnett is scheduled to start on short rest against Philadelphia ace Cliff Lee in Game 5 of the World Series on Monday night.

CC Sabathia went on three days' rest Sunday night in Game 4, and Andy Pettitte could do the same in Game 6 if the Series returns to New York.

"Our guys feel good at this time of year," manager ...

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