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Game 105: Red Sox at White Sox

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  July 30, 2011 02:54 PM

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Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (64-40)
Ellsbury CF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Youkilis 3B
Ortiz DH
Crawford LF
Saltalamacchia C
Reddick RF
Scutaro SS

Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (10-4, 3.23)

WHITE SOX (52-52)
Pierre LF
Ramirez SS
Konerko 1B
Dunn DH
Quentin RF
Pierzynski C
Rios CF
Beckham 2B
Morel 3B

Pitching: RHP Philip Humber (8-6, 3.27)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI

Notes: The Red Sox have lost seven straight against the White Sox, their longest streak since losing eight straight against them in 1964. They have dropped 13 of 15 against their Chicago cousins. ... Lester is 2-3, 5.94 in six career starts against Chicago. He had a poor game against them on May 30, allowing seven runs on eight hits and four walks over 5.2 innings. ... Humber has faced the Red Sox once in his career, that coming on May 31. He allowed four runs on nine hits over 7.2 innings with one walk and five strikeouts. ... Saltalamacchia has a career-best seven-game hit streak going. He is 10 for 29 with three homers and eight RBIs in the streak. ... Reddick is 7 of his last 31 (.226) with three RBIs.

Stat of the Day: Gonzalez may have led the American League to the Home Run Derby title. But he hasn't hit one for the Red Sox since July 7. He has gone 69 at-bats without a homer, the longest drought on the team.

Song of the Day: "Chicago Seemed Tired Last Night" by The Hold Steady.

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