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Game 4: Red Sox at Blue Jays

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  April 5, 2013 02:45 PM

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Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (2-1)
Ellsbury CF
Nava DH
Pedroia 2B
Napoli 1B
Saltalamacchia C
Middlebrooks 3B
Victorino RF
Bradley Jr. LF
Iglesias SS
Pitching: LHP Felix Doubront (11-10, 4.86 in 2012).

BLUE JAYS (1-2)
Reyes SS
Bonifacio 2B
Cabrera LF
Encarnacion 1B
Arencibia C
Davis RF
Rasmus CF
DeRosa DH
Izturis 3B
Pitching: RHP Josh Johnson (8-14, 3.81 in 2012).

Game time: 7:07 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI

Red Sox vs. Johnson: Victorino 12-38, Gomes 2-8, Ross 1-3, Pedroia 1-2, Salty 0-3.

Blue Jays vs. Doubront: Bautista 2-12, 2 HR; Encarnacion 5-9, 1 HR; Rasmus 4-11, 1 HR; Davis 1-10, Arencibia 1-7, 1 HR; Lind 0-6, Reyes 3-6, Izturis 0-0.

Stat of the Day: The Sox have yet to hit a home run. This is the longest they have gone to start the season without a home run since 1993, when the first one came in the fourth inning of the sixth game. It was hit by Mo Vaughn against Kevin Brown of the Rangers.

Notes: Red Sox manager John Farrell was 154-170 in two seasons with the Jays before he returned to Boston. His desire to return to the Red Sox rankled the Blue Jays, their fans and some in the media in Ontario. Farrell will be booed loudly all weekend. ... Doubront is starting the season with a game in Toronto for the second straight season. He was 1-2, 5.91 in four starts against the Jays last season but pitched well in two starts at the dank Rogers Centre, allowing four earned runs in 11.1 innings. ... Johnson was one of the too-expensive Florida Marlins the Blue Jays were able to obtain in November for seven prospects. Johnson faced the Sox last June 11 and allowed one run over seven innings. ... Napoli is 2 for 14 and has yet to drive in a run.

Song of the Day: "Public Enemy No. 1" by Public Enemy.

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