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Yankees vs. Red Sox: Ibanez gets start in final game

The New York Yankees prepare for their final game of the regular season as they take on the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday and attempt to lock up first place in the AL East. The Yankees will start Tuesday's hero Raul Ibanez, who hit the pinch-hit home run to send the game to extra innings and drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 12th inning to lift the Yankees to a 4-3 victory.

Ibanez will bat eighth as the DH. The Yankees will move Robinson Cano back to his usual cleanup spot and Ichiro Suzuki back up to second in the lineup behind Derek Jeter.

Full lineups for both teams are below:

New York Yankees (94-67)

1. Derek Jeter, SS
2. Ichiro Suzuki, LF
3. Alex Rodriguez, 3B
4. Robinson Cano, 2B
5. Nick Swisher, RF
6. Mark Teixeira, 1B
7. Curtis Granderson, CF
8. Raul Ibanez, DH
9. Russell Martin, C

Boston Red Sox (69-92)

1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
3. Daniel Nava, LF
4. Cody Ross, RF
5. James Loney, 1B
6. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
7. Ryan Lavarnway, DH
8. Pedro Ciriaco, 3B
9. Jose Iglesias, SS