Good afternoon. Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (2-1)
Pitching: RHP Jake Peavy (12-5, 4.17 regular season).
Pitching: RHP Jeremy Hellickson (12-10, 5.17 regular season).
Game time: 8:37 p.m.
TV/radio: TBS / WEEI, ESPN.
Red Sox vs. Hellickson: Pedroia 6-31, Ortiz 9-24, Salty 8-25, Ellsbury 6-23, Napoli 2-14, Nava 2-13, Middlebrooks 1-12, Drew 3-8, Gomes 3-9, Carp 2-7, Victorino 0-3, Berry 1-2, Bogaerts 0-2.
Rays vs. Peavy: Loney 10-31, DeJesus 3-22, Johnson 2-12, Longoria 3-15, Young 3-13, Zobrist 4-13, Escobar 1-10, Joyce 1-8, Molina 0-6, Lobaton 0-5, Rodriguez 2-4, Fuld 0-3, Myers 1-2.
Stat of the Day: The Rays are 4 for 4 in elimination games this season. They won on the final day of the regular season to stay alive, the tiebreaker game, the wild-card playoff game, and Game 3.
Notes: The Red Sox lead the best-of-five series, 2-1. A fifth game, if needed, would be Thursday at Fenway Park ... If the Red Sox win, Game 1 of the ALCS is Saturday at Fenway ... The Sox have not advanced to the ALCS since 2008 ... Peavy is pitching for the first time since Sept. 25. He faced the Rays Sept. 12 and allowed three runs on four hits over six innings. Peavy is 3-1, 4.91 in six career starts against the Rays, 2-0, 3.93 in three starts at the Trop ... Hellickson is pitching for the first time since Sept. 27. He is 2-6, 7.02 in 10 games since Aug. 6. Hellickson is 4-2, 4.21 in 12 career appearances against the Red Sox, 1-0, 3.44 in three games this season ... The Sox have been successful on 44 consecutive stolen base attempts since Aug. 9 ... The Sox have outscored the Rays, 23-11, in the series.
Song of the Day: "Tonight I Think I'm Gonna Go Downtown" by Joe Ely.