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Game 6: Red Sox at Blue Jays

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  April 7, 2013 09:20 AM

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Good morning. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (3-2)
Ellsbury CF
Victorino RF
Pedroia 2B
Napoli DH
Middlebrooks 3B
Nava 1B
Saltalamacchia C
Bradley Jr. LF
Iglesias SS
Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (1-0, 3.60).

BLUE JAYS (2-3)
Reyes SS
Davis RF
Cabrera LF
Encarnacion 1B
Arencibia DH
DeRosa 5
Izturis 2B
Blanco C
Bonifacio CF
Pitching: R.A. Dickey (0-1, 4.50).

Game time: 1:07 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.

Red Sox vs. Dickey: Victorino 5-19, Ellsbury 1-6, Napoli 2-5, Pedroia 1-5, Ross 1-5, Gomes 0-2, Ciriaco 1-1.

Blue Jays vs. Lester: Bautista 10-45, Arencibia 5-26, Lind 3-27, Cabrera 9-24, Encarnacion 4-21, Davis 5-21, Izturis 5-15, Rasmus 2-9, DeRosa 2-6, Reyes 0-3, Bonifacio 0-2.

Stat of the Day: The Sox are 2 of 27 (.074) with runners in scoring position in their last three games.

Notes: The Sox send their ace to the mound to try and capture the season and send the team home to Fenway with a winning record. ... Lester is 11-7, 3.86 in 22 carer starts against Toronto. He was 1-3, 7.27 in four starts last season against the Jays. ... Dickey is facing the Sox for the first time since two relief appearances for the Twins in 2009. He allowed four runs (three earned) in his first start this season, that coming against the Indians. ... Sox pitchers have struck out 48 and walked only 15. ... Napoli is 3 of 23 with 9 strikeouts and no walks. ... The Sox have hit two home runs and allowed 10. ... Victorino has reached base safely in all five games. ... The first two games of the series drew 91,125 fans.

Song of the Day: "Dear John" by Hank Williams.

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