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Game 14: Blue Jays at Red Sox

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  April 17, 2011 09:45 AM

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Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (3-10)
Crawford LF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Youkilis 3B
Ortiz DH
Lowrie SS
Drew RF
Saltalamacchia C
Ellsbury CF

Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (0-1, 3.72)

BLUE JAYS (7-7)
Escobar SS
Patterson CF
Bautista RF
Lind 1B
Hill 2B
Arencibia C
Snider DH
Rivera LF
Nix 3B

Pitching: RHP Jesse Litsch (1-0. 2.38)

Game time: 1:35 p.m

TV/Radio: NESN, TBS / WEEI

Notes: Lester has pitched well in his last two games, allowing three runs on 10 hits over 14 innings with five walks and 17 strikeouts. Lester is 7-4, 3.81 in 13 career starts against the Blue Jays. ... Litsch is 4-2, 3.83 in seven career starts against the Sox. ... The Sox are seeking their first two-game win streak of the season. ... Lowrie has reached base safely in 11 of his last 16 plate appearances. He is 10 of his last 15 at the plate. ... Closer Jonathan Papelbon has allowed one run on three hits over five innings. Of the 15 batters he has retired, nine have been by strikeout.

Stat of the day: The Sox are 11 of 70 (.157) with 60 left on base in the last six games.

Song of the day: "One Step Closer" by U2.

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