Lineups and raindrops

While the weather reports call for scattered showers in the late afternoon and evening, the Fenway Park gates will open at 5:10 p.m. as usual for tonight’s opener of a two-game set between the Sox and Minnesota Twins.

As for the lineups:

Red Sox
1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
3. David Ortiz, DH
4. Kevin Youkilis, 1B
5. J.D. Drew, RF
6. Jason Bay, LF
7. Mike Lowell, 3B
8. George Kottaras, C
9. Nick Green, SS
— Tim Wakefield, SP

Twins
1. Denard Span, LF
2. Alexi Casilla, 2B
3. Justin Morneau, 1B
4. Jason Kubel, DH
5. Michael Cuddyer, RF
6. Joe Crede, 3B
7. Mike Redmond, C
8. Nick Punto, SS
9. Carlos Gomez, CF
— Scott Baker, SP

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