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Game 86: Padres at Red Sox

Posted by Matt Pepin, Boston.com Staff  July 3, 2013 02:48 PM

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Good afternoon. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (51-34)
Ellsbury CF
Victorino RF
Pedroia 2B
Ortiz DH
Nava LF
Carp 1B
Saltalamacchia C
Snyder 3B
Iglesias SS
Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (8-4, 4.61)

PADRES (40-44)
Forsythe 2B
Denorfia RF
Quentin DH
Headley 3B
Blanks LF
Guzman 1B
Grandal C
Ciriaco SS
Amarista CF
Pitching: RHP Edinson Volquez (6-6, 5.50)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN/WEEI

Padres vs. Lester: Quentin 0-11, Denorfia 1-4, Kotsay 2-2.

Red Sox vs. Volquez: Victorino 7-14, Drew 4-9, Ellsbury 2-4, Napoli 0-3, Pedroia 1-4.

Stat of the Day: The Padres have not won a road series since sweeping a two-game series from the Orioles May 14-15. Since then, they are 0-4-2 in series away from Petco Park.

Notes: The Boston Police Department advises fans heading to tonight's game to use public transportation because Storrow Drive will be closed and the July 4 concert rehearsal on the Esplanade will create heavy Back Bay-area traffic ... Volquez, who turns 30 today, was sharp in his last outing on Friday, allowing seven hits and two earned runs in six innings while striking out eight and walking one ... After he starts tonight, there will be only three MLB teams Lester has not pitched against the Dodgers, Reds and Red Sox ... The Padres have batted .220 during a 2-8 stretch ... The Red Sox are averaging 5.9 runs and 11.7 hits over their last seven contests ... Jacoby Ellsbury's hitting streak is at 12 games ... The Red Sox lead the majors in runs with 435 and RBIs with 424 and are tied for the lead in extra-base hits with Baltimore with 296.

Material from Stats Inc. was used in this report.

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