Quick hit: How the Yankees have fared against the Red Sox so far

The rivalry is back! (Just kidding) it's August 4 and the Yankees, up to this point in the season, have only played nine games against the Red Sox so far this season. In those nine games, the Yankees are 6-3, the offense has outscored Boston's offense 54-39 and the offense is batting .272/.329/.456/.785.

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Yankees' pitching has thrown 90 innings against the Red Sox so far in 2015 and have an 3.44 ERA, have given up seven home runs and have struck out 68 batters to 38 walks.

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As for tonight's matchup, the Yankees are facing lefty Henry Owens who is making his debut. He is their organization's #5 prospect. Masahiro Tanaka is making his 15th start of the season.

Courtesy of Baseball Savant - Here are TANAK's numbers this season against the current Red Sox lineup:

    • Batting Avg: 0.260 [13 / 50]
    • BABIP: 0.273
    • FIP: 6.807
    • K%: 22.81
    • BB%: 11.00
    • 13 Strikeouts, 12 Groundouts, 6 Walks, 5 Singles, 4 Flyouts, 4 Lineouts, 4 Doubles, 4 Home Runs, 2 Pop Outs, 1 Bunts Groundouts, 1 Sac Fly, 1 Grounded Into DP

So what will happen tonight? Any predictions? Leave them below.