Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (2-7)
Pitching: RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-1, 5.40)
Pitching: RHP Jeremy Hellickson (0-1, 4.76)
Game time: 7:10 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN, ESPN / WEEI 850-AM
Notes: Matsuzaka is 2-6, 5.09 in his carer against the Rays, 0-2, 8.62 last season. … Hellickson pitched 1.2 innings in relief against the Sox last season and allowed three runs. The 24-year-old is an AL Rookie of he Year candidate. … Crawford, a former Ray, is 5 for 38 since joining the Sox and is 1 for 15 hitting leadoff the last three games. … The Sox were 7-11 against the Rays last season and are 24-30 the last three seasons. … Happy birthday to Jason Varitek. The captain turns 39 today.
Stat of the day: The Rays have scored 20 runs, the fewest in baseball.
Song of the day: “Even The Losers” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.