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Game 107: Indians at Red Sox

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  August 1, 2011 03:07 PM

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Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (66-40)
Ellsbury CF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Youkilis 3B
Ortiz DH
Crawford LF
Saltalamacchia C
Reddick RF
Scutaro SS

Pitching: RHP John Lackey (9-8, 6.20)

INDIANS (53-52)
Brantley LF
Kipnis 2B
Cabrera SS
Hafner DH
Santana C
Fukudome RF
Laporta 1B
Chisenhall 3B
Carrera CF

Pitching: RHP Josh Tomlin (11-5, 4.01)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN, ESPN / WEEI

Notes: Lackey is 4-0 with a 2.52 ERA in his last four starts. He has not faced the Indians this season. ... The Sox are 2-4 against the Indians, all six games having been played in Cleveland. The Sox will not see Ubaldo Jimenez in this series. He is slated to start on Friday against Texas. ... The Sox are coming off winning two of three in Chicago. ... The Sox are 14-12 against the AL Central. ... Gonzalez has a 10-game hitting streak and has seven straight games with multiple hits. ... Picking the AL Player of the Month for July should be pretty easy. Pedroia led the league in batting average (.411), on-base percentage (.465) and slugging percentage (.723).

Stat of the Day: From Elias, Dustin Pedroia led the majors in July with 46 hits, the most hits for a Red Sox player during July of any season since 1939. In July of 1939, Bobby Doerr had 52 hits, Ted Williams 48 and Jimmie Foxx 47.

Song of the Day: "The Show Goes On" by Lupe Fiasco.

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