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Game 2: Red Sox at Yankees

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  April 3, 2013 02:45 PM

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Good afternoon. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (1-0)
Ellsbury CF
Nava DH
Pedroia 2B
Napoli 1B
Saltalamacchia C
Middlebrooks 3B
Victorino RF
Bradley LF
Iglesias SS
Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (11-8, 4.56 in 2012).

YANKEES (0-1)
Gardner CF
Ichiro RF
Cano 2B
Youkilis 3B
Hafner DH
Wells LF
Overbay 1B
Nunez SS
Stewart C
Pitching: RHP Hiroki Kuroda (16-11, 3.32 in 2012).

Game time: 7:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN, YES, ESPN2 / WEEI, WCBS

Red Sox vs. Kuroda: Victorino 4-18, Ellsbury 5-15, Pedroia 6-14, Ciriaco 3-12, Salty 2-11, Nava 2-8, Gomes 0-8, Carp 2-6, Napoli 1-5, Iglesias 1-3, Middlebrooks 0-3.

Yankees vs. Buchholz: Wells 5-26, Overbay 6-22, Cano 12-25, Boesch 3-18, Gardner 2-11, Suzuki 2-8, Cervelli 3-6, Hafner 2-6, Nix 0-5.

Stat of the Day: The Sox have not been 2-0 since 1999 when they opened at Kansas City.

Notes: The Sox are 18-19 at the new Yankee Stadium. ... Buchholz is 2-5, 7.19 in nine career starts against the Yankees, 0-2, 15.26 in two starts last season. ... Kuroda is 2-1, 3.43 in six career starts against the Sox, 2-0, 3.60 in five starts last season. ... The Yankees have won 16 of the last 23 games against the Sox. ... Pedroia has hit in five straight games dating back to last season. ... Napoli is hitless in 16 consecutive at-bats going back to last season, including the AL wild card playoff game.

Song of the Day: "I Second That Emotion" by Smokey Robinson.

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