Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (11-15)
Pitching: RHP Tim Wakefield (0-0, 5.56).
Pitching: RHP Felix Hernandez (3-2, 3.32).
Game time: 1:35 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI
Notes: The Sox have lost four of their last five. ... Seattle has won five straight and nine of its last 13. ... Hernandez is 4-1, 2.91 in eight career starts against the Red Sox, 3-0, 1.23 in four starts at Fenway Park. . ... Wakefield is 4-10, 4.18 ERA in 27 career games against Seattle, 17 of them starts. He is 3-6, 3.74 ERA in 16 games against Seattle at Fenway. ... Wakefield will be making his first start of the season. Clay Buchholz was bumped to Monday because of internal distress. ... Wakefield was 4-9 with a 5.71 ERA in 19 starts last season. He has thrown one inning in the last 12 days. ... Ellsbury has a nine-game hitting streak and Gonzalez has a seven-game streak. ... Pedroia is 3 for 32 (.094) in the last seven games.
Stat of the day: This will be Wakefield's 441st career start. That would be 82nd in baseball history and second among active pitchers to Livan Hernandez, who has 451.
Song of the day: "Old Man" by Neil Young.