Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (17-19)
Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (4-1, 8.31)
Pitching: RHP Jeremy Hellickson (3-0, 2.95)
Game time: 7:10 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN, ESPN / WRKO
Red Sox vs. Hellickson: Gonzalez 2-11, Ortiz 6-13, Pedroia 3-13, Salty 2-8, Aviles 1-3, Ross 0-3, Sweeney 1-2.
Rays vs. Buchholz: Scott 5-22, Pena 3-19, Zobrist 3-17, Upton 5-11, Joyce 2-7, Molina 4-8, Rodriguez 1-4, Rhymes 0-3, Keppinger 0-3, Gimenez 0-1.
Stat of the Day: Red Sox starters are 5-0 with a 1.57 ERA and a 1.17 WHIP in the last five games.
Notes: This is a rematch of April 14 when Buchholz beat Hellickson in a game the Sox won, 13-5, at Fenway Park. Buchholz went seven innings and allowed five earned runs. Hellickson went five innings and allowed five earned runs. ... Buchholz is 5-2, 2.38 in nine career starts against the Rays, 2-1, 2.23 in five starts at Tropicana Field. ... Hellickson is 2-1, 4.99 in six career appearances against the Sox. He is 2-0, 1.42 in four starts at the Trop this season. ... The Sox have won five straight and sit 5.5 games out of first. ... The Sox are 3-1 against the Rays this season and 8-8 on the road. ... Nava has hit in six straight at .533/.708/.1.000. He has reached base safely in 17 of 24 plate appearances. ... Middlebrooks (.300/.340/.640) has 14 RBIs in 12 games. ... This is the start of a three-city, eight-game road trip for the Sox. They play two against the Rays, three in Philadelphia and three in Baltimore.
Song of the Day: "Get Up, Stand Up" by Bob Marley and the Wailers.