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Game 133: Red Sox at Orioles

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  September 1, 2010 03:15 PM

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Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (74-58)
Scutaro SS
Drew RF
Martinez C
Ortiz DH
Beltre 3B
Lowrie 2B
Lowell 1B
Nava LF
Kalish CF

Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (14-8, 3.12)

ORIOLES (49-83)
Roberts 2B
Lugo SS
Markakis RF
Wigginton 1B
Jones CF
Pie LF
Wieters C
Reimold DH
Bell 3B

Pitching: RHP Jake Arrieta (4-6, 5.10)

Game time: 7:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN/WEEI

State of the Sox: Yikes. They have lost four of their last five games and fallen eight games out of first and seven behind in the wild card.

Road to nowhere: The Sox are 1-3 on their road trip with two games left.

Runs at a premium: The Sox have scored 12 runs in their last five games and hit .233 (41 of 176) with five walks and 42 strikeouts.

Baltimore chopped: The Sox are 6-7 against the Orioles this season.

Owning the Orioles: Jon Lester is 12-0 with a 2.00 ERA on 15 career starts against Baltimore. In three starts this season, he is 2-0 with an 0.47 ERA, allowing one run over 19 innings with 18 strikeouts.

Lester is 5-0, 1.83 in seven starts at Camden Yards.

He's hot: Victor Martinez is 12 of his last 25.

They're cold: The Ghost of J.D Drew is 7 of his lat 43 with two RBIs over 13 games. ... Ryan Kalish is 4 for 36 and David Ortiz 0 for 8 with five strikeouts.

Enjoy the game.

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