Found August 31, 2012 on Sliding Into Home:
Well folks, here is the biggest series of the season so far and amazingly it's against the Orioles. It also begins a stretch of 16 games against the O's, Rays and Red Sox so it goes without saying that these next few weeks are huge. Game 1: Tonight @ 7:05 PM | TV: YES/MLBN | Radio: WCBS RHP Hiroki Kuroda (12-9, 2.98) vs RHP Miguel Gonzalez (5-3, 3.66) Game 2: Saturday @ 1:05 PM | TV: YES | Radio: WCBS RHP Freddy Garcia (7-5, 4.90) vs LHP Wei-Yin Chen (12-7, 3.87) Game 3: Sunday @ 1:05 PM | TV: YES/TBS | Radio: WCBS RHP David Phelps (3-4, 2.96) vs RHP Chris Tillman (7-2, 3.26) FYI, ticket prices for this big series in the Bronx start at just $7 for game 1, $9 for game 2, and $11 for game 3, and you can get yours right here via Sliding Into Home Tickets.

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