Good morning. Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (0-0)
Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (15-8, 3.75).
Pitching: LHP Matt Moore (17-4, 3.29).
Game time: 3:07 p.m.
TV/Radio: TBS / WEEI, ESPN.
Red Sox vs. Moore: Pedroia 2-14, Ortiz 6-13, Gomes 2-12, Napoli 1-9, Ellsbury 0-6, Victorino 0-7, Drew 2-5, Middlebrooks 0-5, Nava 0-3, Salty 0-1.
Rays vs. Lester: Longoria 13-55, Zobrist 9-48, Escobar 9-35, Young 6-31, Rodriguez 5-24, Molina 9-22, Jennings 9-23,
Stat of the Day: This is the first playoff game for the Red Sox since Oct. 11, 2009. Since the Sox last qualified, 15 other teams have been in the postseason.
Notes: The Sox were 12-7 against the Rays, 6-4 at home. ... The Sox have lost have lost four straight playoff games going back to Game 7 of the 2008 ALCS against Tampa Bay. ... Lester is 2-3, 2.57 in eight playoff games, six of them starts. He was 2-1, 4.32 in four starts against the Rays this season. ... Moore is 2-2, 3.86 in five career appearances against the Sox. That included a shutout on July 22 at Fenway when he allowed two hits, walked one and struck out four. Moore is making his second postseason start. He pitched in two games for the Rays in 2011 as a rookie. ... The Sox were 53-28 at home this season. ... Tampa Bay is making its fifth trip to Boston this season. The Rays had to return for a one-game makeup along with their three usual trips in the regular season. ... The Rays are 12-14 in the postseason all-time. ... Tampa Bay was 24 of 158 (.152) with runners in scoring position against the Sox this season. ... Ortiz has the most runs (39), hits (61), doubles (15), home runs (12), RBIs (43) and walks (41) in Red Sox postseason history. ... The Sox averaged 6.5 runs in a 16-9 September. ... Counting the wild card game, the Rays have won 10 of 12.
Song of the Day: "Land of Hope and Dreams" by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.