Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (66-40)
Pitching: RHP John Lackey (9-8, 6.20)
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.