Good afternoon. Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (27-19)
Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (6-0, 1.78).
WHITE SOX (21-23)
De Aza CF
Pitching: LHP Hector Santiago (1-2, 2.78).
Game time: 8:10 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.
Red Sox vs. Santiago: Ciriaco 0-2, Ellsbury 0-1, Middlebrooks 0-1, Napoli 0-1, Nava 0-1.
White Sox vs. Buchholz: Rios 2-13, Konerko 6-12, Ramirez 3-12, Keppinger 3-11, De Aza 1-5, Dunn 0-3, Viciedo 0-3.
Stat of the Day: Mike Carp is hitless in his last 17 at-bats. His batting average has dropped from .500 (13 of 26) to .302 (13 of 43).
Notes: The Red Sox are 5-3 on a road trip that ends tonight. They have lost two straight. ... The White Sox have won six of eight. ... The Red Sox are 14-9 on the road. ... Buchholz hasn't had a decision in his last three starts despite a 3.43 ERA. The Red Sox are 8-1 in Buchholz's starts. Buchholz is 1-2, 5.02 in five career starts against the White Sox, but has allowed only four runs over 21 innings in his last three starts. ... Santiago has faced the Red Sox in his career, pitching three innings of relief last July 18. ... The Red Sox have scored five runs in the series and hit 10 of 62 (.161). They are 2 of 11 with runners in scoring position. ... Red Sox relievers have allowed two runs over 22 innings on the road trip. ... Andrew Miller has thrown 4.2 scoreless innings in his last five appearances.
Song of the Day: "Born In Chicago" by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.