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Game 54: Red Sox at Phillies

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  May 29, 2013 02:45 PM

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Good afternoon from Philadelphia. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (32-21)
Jacoby Ellsbury CF
Daniel Nava RF
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Mike Napoli 1B
Jarrod Saltalamacchia C
Mike Carp LF
Stephen Drew SS,
Jose Iglesias 3B
John Lackey RHP (3-4, 2.72)

PHILLIES (25-27)
Ben Revere CF
Kevin Frandsen 2B
Jimmy Rollins SS
Ryan Howard 1B
Delmon Young RF
Domonic Brown LF
Erik Kratz C
Freddy Galvis 3B
Kyle Kendrick RHP (4-3, 3.29)

Game time: 7:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.

Red Sox vs. Kendrick: Drew 3-14, Ross 1-8, Gomes 0-7, Pedroia 1-7, Ellsbury 2-5, Ortiz 1-3.

Phillies vs. Lackey: Young 33-93, Nix 4-20, Young 5-15, Rollins 1-9, Howard 2-7, Brown 0-3.

Stat of the Day: Pedroia has hit .333 in 104 interleague games (139 of 417) with 45 extra-base hits, 54 RBIs and 82 runs scored.

Notes: The teams meet again, this time at Citizens Bank Park after splitting two games at Fenway Park. ... The Sox have won four of their last five games, five of seven and 10 of 14. ... Lackey's last two starts have been tremendous: 13 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 13 K. Lackey is 2-2, 3.12 in four career starts against Philadelphia. ... Kendrick is 0-3, 10.80 in four appearances against the Red Sox, two of them starts. He has not faced Boston since 2010. In Kendrick's last two starts (against Cincinnati and Washington), he allowed nine runs on 16 hits over 11 innings. ... Hot Sox: Ellsbury has reached safely in eight straight, going 11 of 31 with five walks and five RBIs. ... Pedroia has hit safely in 18 of 20 games at 30 of 78 (.385). He has 11 RBIs in the last 11 games. ... Salty has reached base safely in 16 consecutive games. ... Iglesias is 6 of 15 in five games since being recalled.

Song of the Day: "Johnny Strikes Up The Band" by Warren Zevon.

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