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Game 106: Red Sox at White Sox

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  July 31, 2011 10:33 AM

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Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (65-40)
Ellsbury, CF
Pedroia, 2B
Gonzalez, 1B
Youkilis 3B
Ortiz, DH
Crawford, LF
McDonald, RF
Varitek, C
Scutaro, SS

Pitching: LHP Andrew Miller (4-1, 5.45)

WHITE SOX (52-53)
Lillibridge LF
Ramirez SS
Konerko 1B
Quentin RF
Dunn DH
Rios CF
Flowers C
Beckham 2B
Morel 3B

Pitching: LHP Mark Buehrle (8-5, 3.22)

Game time: 2:10 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN, TBS / WEEI

Notes: Miller has allowed 15 earned runs on 17 hits and 17 walks in his last 17 innings. He is 0-1, 9.58 in three career appearances against Chicago. Today is not necessarily a final chance to stay in the rotation. But how long can the Sox keeping running him out there with poor results? ... Buehrle is a modest 6-6, 4.57 in six career appearances against the Sox. He faced them twice last season and allowed eight runs on 21 hits over 13 innings. ... Gonzalez has hit in nine straight at 21 of 38. ... The Sox are 1-4 against Chicago this season. The teams will not meet again unless it's the postseason.

Stat of the Day: The Sox are 19-6 in July. They last 20 games in a month in May of 2007 when they won 20.

Song of the Day: "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off" by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald.

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