Game 3: Red Sox at Yankees

Good afternoon. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (2-0)
Ellsbury CF
Victorino RF
Pedroia 2B
Napoli 1B
Gomes DH
Middlebrooks 3B
Bradley Jr. LF
Ross C
Iglesias SS
Pitching: RHP Ryan Dempster (12-8, 3.38 in 2012).

Gardner CF
Cano 2B
Youkilis 3B
Hafner DH
Wells LF
Suzuki RF
Nunez SS
Overbay 1B
Cervelli C
Pitching: LHP Andy Pettitte (5-4, 2.87 in 2012).

Game time: 7:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN, MLB Network, YES / WEEI, WCBS.

Red Sox vs. Pettitte: Pedroia 9-40, Gomes 8-22, Ellsbury 8-20, Napoli 6-14, Victorino 6-14, Ross 4-12, Carp 0-3, Saltalamacchia 0-3, Nava 1-2.

Yankees vs. Dempster: Overbay 2-7, Suzuki 2-6, Cano 1-4, Wells 3-6, Gardner 1-4, Francisco 0-3, Nunez 1-3, Stewart 0-3, Youkilis 0-3, Hafner 0-1.

Stat of the Day: The Red Sox are 19-19 against the Yankees at the new Yankee Stadium.


Notes: The Sox are trying to get to 3-0 for the first time since a 5-0 start in 1999. … Dempster is 0-4, 7.65 in five career starts against the Yankees. But only two of those starts have come since 2001. Dempster faced the Yankees last Aug. 13 and allowed eight earned runs in six innings. … Pettitte is 18-10, 3.91 in 37 career starts against the Red Sox. Tonight will be the first since Oct. 2, 2010. No players in the Red Sox lineup tonight played in that game. … The Red Sox’ 7-9 hitters were 10 of 24 with eight runs in the first two games. … The Sox had 15 runs on 26 hits with 11 walks in the first two games. … Bradley has seen 48 pitches in 10 plate appearances and been on base five times.

Song of the Day: “All The Small Things” by Blink-182.

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