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Game 42: Orioles at Red Sox

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  May 17, 2011 03:05 PM

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Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (21-20)
Ellsbury CF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Youkilis 3B
Ortiz DH
Lowrie SS
Cameron RF
Saltalamacchia C
McDonald LF

Pitching: RHP Tim Wakefield (0-1, 5.40)

ORIOLES (19-21)
Andino 2B
Markakis RF
Jones CF
Guerrero DH
Scott LF
Reynolds 3B
Wieters C
Hardy SS
Fox 1B

Pitching: LHP Zach Britton (5-2, 2.42)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI

Notes: Wakefield will be making the 443rd start of his career, his 410th with the Red Sox. He is 16-13, 4.13 in 50 career appearances against the Orioles. Guerrero is 12 of 25 against Wakefield in his career with five homers. ... The Sox have limited experience against Britton. Gonzalez is 0 for 3, Ortiz 1 for 2, Pedroia 1 for 2, Youkilis 0 for 2, Ellsbury 1 for 3, Lowrie 0 for 3. ... Britton is 3-1 with 1.71 ERA in his last four starts. Righthanded batters are 24 of 126 (.190) against him. Lefties are 13 of 56 (.232). The 23-year-old rookie was a third-round draft pick in 2006. ... Ellsbury has hit safely in 23 of the last 24 games at .364 (39 of 107) with 12 doubles and 17 runs scored. ... Youkilis has seven RBIs in the last four games.

Stat of the Day: Through games played on Monday, Gonzalez leads the majors with 37 RBIs. Ryan Howard (35), Adrian Beltre (34) and Lance Berkman (34) follow

Song of the Day: "The Old Landmark" by James Brown.

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