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Game 160: Red Sox at Orioles

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  September 26, 2011 03:13 PM

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Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (89-70)
Ellsbury CF
Crawford LF
Pedroia 2B
Ortiz DH
Gonzalez 1B
Lowrie 3B
Drew RF
Varitek C
Scutaro SS
Pitching: RHP Josh Beckett (13-6, 2.70)

ORIOLES (67-92)
Angle LF
Hardy SS
Markakis RF
Guerrero DH
Wieters C
Jones CF
Reynolds 1B
Davis 3B
Andino  2B
Pitching: RHP Tommy Hunter (4-4, 4.86)

Game time: 7:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI

Notes: The Sox start the day one game up on the Rays with three to play in the wild card race. ... Beckett has been dominant all season. But the Orioles handle him well. In three starts against Baltimore, Beckett has allowed 13 earned runs on 21 hits and three walks over 18.1 innings. He is 1-1. That includes giving up six runs on seven hits over 7.1 innings last Wednesday. ... Hunter started that game for Baltimore and allowed four runs on nine hits over 6.2 innings. ... The Sox are 9-6 against Baltimore. ... The Orioles are 13-12 in September and 25-27 since August 1. ... The Sox are 23-30 since Aug. 1.

Stat of the Day: The Red Sox bullpen allowed two earned runs on five hits in 17.1 innings in the Yankees series.

Song of the Day: "Livin' On The Edge" by Aerosmith.

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