Game 11: Rangers at Red Sox

Nothing like a visit from the defending American League champions to keep a difficult early-season schedule going.

Today’s lineups:

RED SOX (4-6)
Aviles SS
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Ortiz DH
Youkilis 3B
Sweeney RF
Ross LF
Saltalamacchia C
Repko CF

Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (0-1, 2.40)

Kinsler 2B
Andrus SS
Hamilton LF
Beltre 3B
Young DH
Cruz RF
Napoli 1B
Torrealba C
Gentry CF

Pitching: RHP Colby Lewis (1-0, 1.42)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.


Notes: Rangers starter Colby Lewis was 1-2 with an 8.22 ERA in three starts vs. the Red Sox last season. Red Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez was 6 for 7 with a double and two home runs vs. Lewis … One day after responding to criticism from manager Bobby Valentine, Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis will try to improve on his 6 for 30 start to the season … The Rangers are seeking their first 4-0 start away from home in 20 years.

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