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Game 110: Indians at Red Sox

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  August 4, 2011 03:21 PM

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Here are the lineups. Sorry for the delay.

RED SOX (68-41)
Ellsbury CF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Youkilis 3B
Ortiz DH
Crawford LF
Reddick RF
Varitek C
Scutaro SS

Pitching: LHP Erik Bedard (4-7, 3.45)

INDIANS (54-54)
Carrera CF
Kipnis 2B
Cabrera SS
Hafner DH
Santana C
Fukudome RF
Laporta 1B
Kearns LF
Donald 3B

Pitching: RHP Justin Masterson (8-7, 2.56)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI

Notes: The Sox have won four of their last five and two of the first three of this series. ... Masterson has pitched well against his former team, allowing three earned runs in 21.2 innings on 10 hits with eight walks and 12 strikeouts. ... This will be Bedard's debut with the Sox. He is 2-2, 4.44 in 10 career appearances against Cleveland, He faced them April 10, allowing six runs on 10 hits over four innings. ... The Sox have hit a home run run in nine straight games, one shy of their best streak of the season. ... Gonzalez has hit safely in 13 straight at 27 of 54 with 12 RBIs. ... Pedroia has hit safely in 30 of the last 31 games and 41 of the last 43. ... Jonathan Papelbon's last eight appearances: 8 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 10 K.

Stat of the Day: Kipnis has homered in four straight games including the first three games of the series. According to Elias, he is the first player to homer in four consecutive games within two weeks of his debut.

Song of the Day: "A Whiter Shade of Pale" by Procol Harum.

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