Here is a preview of the game:
RED SOX (66-80)
Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (9-11, 4.99)
BLUE JAYS (65-79)
Pitching: RHP Brandon Morrow (8-6, 3.16)
Game time: 1:07 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI
Red Sox vs. Morrow: Pedroia 9-17, Ellsbury 8-16, Saltalamacchia 0-9, Aviles 2-5, Podsednik 1-2, Nava 1-3, Quiroz 0-1.
Blue Jays vs. Lester: Escobar 7-23, Arencibia 5-23, Encarnacion 4-21, Lind 3-24, Davis 5-21, Mathis 4-12, Lawrie 2-11, Johnson 0-8, McCoy 1-6, Vizquel 2-7, Rasmus 2-6, Torrealba 0-4.
Stat of the Day: The Red Sox will try for their first series sweep since taking three in a row from the Marlins in June.
Notes: Lester allowed a career high 11 runs in his last start against the Blue Jays on July 22. … He has won four of his last five decisions. … Morrow hasn’t faced the Red Sox this season, but he gave up five earned runs in his last start against them Sept. 13 last year. … Pedroia was hitless in his return to the lineup following the birth of his second son. …