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Yankees manager Aaron Boone says his team is as healthy as it has been all season. After beating Oakland in the wild-card game, the Yankees are set to take on the Red Sox in the Division Series, so the team they put on the field should be their best.

“I feel like over the last 10 days we’ve kind of gotten our team whole again,” said Boone. “That’s comforting going into the postseason. I feel with our group, we can play and beat anyone. And I think our guys know that and hopefully that serves us well.”

The season series between the teams finished 10-9 in favor of Boston. And the differences between the two offensive juggernauts also seem razor-thin.


Here’s how they match up:


Mitch Moreland (.245, 15 HRs, 68 RBIs) vs. Luke Voit (.333, 14, 33)

Moreland normally would win this battle, but Voit has become a phenomenon, hitting 14 homers since Aug. 24. He is a righthanded hitter who has hit several opposite-field homers at Yankee Stadium, but it’s deeper to right field at Fenway. Still, he is a concern for Red Sox pitchers.

Advantage: Yankees.


Ian Kinsler (.240, 14, 48) vs. Gleyber Torres (.271, 24, 77)

At this stage of his career, Kinsler can still pick it at second base, but his offense falls short of the 24 homers Torres hit as a Rookie of the Year candidate. Torres faded as the season went on , posting a .733 OPS over his final 60 games as opposed to .905 in his first 63.

Advantage: Yankees.


Xander Bogaerts (.288, 23, 103) vs. Didi Gregorious (.268, 27, 86)

Gregorius is coming off a wrist injury, which likely means he’s not 100 percent. Bogaerts has had a tremendous season. This is close, but Bogaerts had the slightly better season and his defense improved considerably in what was truly his breakout year.


Advantage: Red Sox.


Eduardo Nunez (.265, 10, 44) vs. Miguel Andujar (.297, 27, 92)

We’re assuming Nunez starts here, and he definitely came on offensively as the season went on. There are some leg concerns that could limit his range. Andujar is also a Rookie of the Year candidate.

Advantage: Yankees.


Sandy Leon (.177, 5, 22) vs. Gary Sanchez (.186, 18, 53)

Leon’s batting average was low, but his work behind the plate was often praised by the pitchers who threw to him. Yes, Sanchez is a home run threat, but he’s also a liability on defense. Because we value defense at this position, we have to feel better about the Red Sox than the Yankees here.

Advantage: Red Sox.


Andrew Benintendi (.290, 16, 87) vs. Andrew McCutchen (.255, 20, 65)

Benintendi never regained his power at the end, but he had a solid overall season offensively and defensively. McCutchen, a former National League MVP, started slowly with the Yankees but became a real weapon.

Advantage: Red Sox


Jackie Bradley Jr. (.234, 13, 59) vs. Aaron Hicks (.248, 27, 79)

Bradley’s defense is over the top, though Hicks is also very good. Both have great arms. Hicks had the better offensive season, with a 4.7 WAR and an .833 OPS over Bradley’s 2.1 WAR and .717 OPS.

Advantage: Yankees


Mookie Betts (.346, 32, 80) vs. Aaron Judge (.278, 27, 67)


They are two of the biggest impact players on the field. Judge missed 45 games with a wrist injury in the middle of the season. Betts is the likely MVP of the American League with a major league-best 10.9 WAR.

Advantage: Red Sox.


Giancarlo Stanton (.266, 38, 100) vs. J.D. Martinez (.330, 43, 130)

Stanton limped to the end of the season, even though he had big overall numbers. Martinez was a Triple Crown candidate for a long time and the best offensive player in baseball.

Advantage: Red Sox.


Chris Sale (12-4, 2.11), David Price (16-7, 3.58), Rick Porcello (17-7, 4.28), and Nathan Eovaldi (6-7, 3.81) vs. Luis Severino (19-8, 3.39), J.A. Happ (17-6, 3.65), Masahiro Tanaka (12-6, 3.75), and Lance Lynn (10-10, 4.77).

The Yankees elected to go with Severino in the wild-card game, so he won’t be available until at least Game 3. Happ was 7-0 with a 2.69 ERA in 11 starts with the Yankees. The unknown is Tanaka, who has been inconsistent. The Red Sox have concerns about Sale coming back and about Price because of his lack of success vs. the Yankees.

Advantage: Red Sox.


Craig Kimbrel, Matt Barnes, Steven Wright, and Ryan Brasier vs. Aroldis Chapman, Dellin Betances, Zach Britton, and Dave Robertson.

Despite some problems Chapman has had against the Red Sox, the Yankees pen is deeper and more experienced. We’ve listed only four for each team considering they likely will be the most used.


Advantage: Yankees.


Blake Swihart, Christian Vazquez, Brock Holt, Steve Pearce, and Rafael Devers, vs. Tyler Wade, Austin Romine, Brett Gardner, Adeiny Hechavarria, and Neil Walker.

Nobody trumps Holt, who has been outstanding this season. The Yankees do have veterans in Walker and Gardner coming off the bench.

Advantage: Red Sox.


Alex Cora vs. Aaron Boone

Any time a team wins 108 games, it means the manager 1. didn’t get in the way, and 2. pushed all the right buttons. Boone won 100 games and had to deal with a lot of injuries and often times and up-and-down starting rotation.

Advantage: Red Sox.

Nick Cafardo can be reached at cafardo@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @nickcafardo.