Found September 24, 2012 on Bronx Pinstripes:

LHP Andy Pettitte (4-3, 2.97 ERA)
RHP Liam Hendriks (1-7, 5.88 ERA)
8:10 p.m., YES Network

RHP Phil Hughes (16-12, 4.05 ERA)
RHP Esmerling Vasquez (6-4, 6.75 ERA)
8:10 p.m., MY9

LHP C.C. Sabathia (13-6, 3.47 ERA)
RHP Samuel Deduno (6-5, 4.54 ERA)
1:10 p.m., YES Network

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