THE BRONX - The New York Yankees will set off on their hunt for a record 28th championship tonight when they face the Detroit Tigers in The Bronx.

The Yankees face Justin Verlander in an American League division series opener. C.C. Sabathia goes for New York in a post-season pitching match-up that's about as goodas it gets.

The pitching match-up is how it all started this year for the two teams: Verlander vs.Sabathia on opening day.

"The season has kind of gone full circle," says Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira. Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.