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Game 69: Brewers at Red Sox

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  June 17, 2011 03:30 PM

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Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (41-27)
Ellsbury CF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Youkilis 3B
Ortiz DH
Crawford LF
Scutaro SS
Drew RF
Varitek C

Pitching: RHP John Lackey (4-5, 7.41)

BREWERS (39-31)
Weeks 2B
Morgan CF
Braun LF
Fielder DH
McGehee 3B
Hart RF
Kotsay 1B
Lucroy C
Counsell SS

Pitching: RHP Shaun Marcum (7-2, 2.68)

Game time: 7:10 pm.

TV/Radio: NESN, MLB Network / WEEI

Notes: Two division leaders meet in this interleague series. The Sox lead the Yankees in the AL East by 1.5 games and the Brewers have a one-game edge on the Cardinals in the NL Central. ... Lackey is making his first career appearance against Milwaukee. He is 14-5, 2.96 in 29 carer interleague starts. ... Marcum, the former Toronto pitcher, is 5-5, 4.38 in 16 career appearances against the Sox, 3-2, 2.53 in eight career appearances at Fenway Park. ... The Sox are 97-50 in interleague games since 2003. ... Gonzalez (61) and Fielder (59) have driven in the most runs in baseball.

Stat of the Day: Fielder attended Eau Gallie High School in Melbourne, Fla., as a senior. That's the same high school Tim Wakefield attended. Fielder is 1 for 3 against Wakefield in his career, that coming in 2008. Wakefield is scheduled to pitch on Sunday.

Song of the Day: "Born to be Wild" by Steppenwolf.

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