The Yankees are in Boston for the first time in 2012 to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Fenway Park by separating the Red Sox from the .500 mark by even more. We will get to see Bobby Valentine booed and Terry Francona praised as Red Sox ownership fights inevitable awkwardness Fenway Park’s birthday party. Take a seat and buckle in for what’s sure to be five hours of baseball filled with “outside the box” thinking and dozens of pitching changes as Ivan Nova and Clay Buchholz square off in the first round of the rivalry this season.
The Green Monster is seen before the game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox on April 20, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Today marks the 100 year anniversary of the ball park's opening.(Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)