Here is a preview of the game:
RED SOX (66-80)
Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (9-11, 4.99)
BLUE JAYS (65-79)
Pitching: RHP Brandon Morrow (8-6, 3.16)
Game time: 1:07 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI
Red Sox vs. Morrow: Pedroia 9-17, Ellsbury 8-16, Saltalamacchia 0-9, Aviles 2-5, Podsednik 1-2, Nava 1-3, Quiroz 0-1.
Blue Jays vs. Lester: Escobar 7-23, Arencibia 5-23, Encarnacion 4-21, Lind 3-24, Davis 5-21, Mathis 4-12, Lawrie 2-11, Johnson 0-8, McCoy 1-6, Vizquel 2-7, Rasmus 2-6, Torrealba 0-4.
Stat of the Day: The Red Sox will try for their first series sweep since taking three in a row from the Marlins in June.
Notes: Lester allowed a career high 11 runs in his last start against the Blue Jays on July 22. ... He has won four of his last five decisions. ... Morrow hasn't faced the Red Sox this season, but he gave up five earned runs in his last start against them Sept. 13 last year. ... Pedroia was hitless in his return to the lineup following the birth of his second son. ...