Game 38: Blue Jays at Red Sox

Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (22-15)
Ellsbury CF
Victorino RF
Pedroia 2B
Napoli DH
Nava LF
Carp 1B
Saltalamacchia C
Middlebrooks 3B
Drew SS
Pitching: Ryan Dempster (2-3, 2.93 ERA).

Blue Jays (14-24)
Cabrera LF
Bautista RF
Encarnacion DH
Arencibia C
Lind 1B
Lawrie 3B
Rasmus CF
Bonifacio 2B
Kawasaki SS
Pitching: Chad Jenkins (0-0, 0.00).

Game time: 1:35 p.m.


Red Sox vs. Jenkins: Nava 1-1, Ciriaco 0-1, Ellsbury 0-1.

Blue Jays vs. Dempster: Bonifacio 3-18, Encarnacion 1-4, Bautista 3-12, Rasmus 2-13, Cabrera 3-11, Blanco 0-6, DeRosa 0-6, Arencibia 1-3, Lawrie 1-3, Lind 0-2, Kawasaki 0-1, Izturis 0-1

Stat of the Day: Dustin Pedroia is error-free in his last 252 chances dating back to Aug. 30, 2012.


Notes: The Sox have scored three runs or less in seven of their last 10 games. They’ve left 27 runners on base the past three games … The Blue Jays are 3-3 on their current road trip. Thirteen of their last 15 road games have been decided by one run … Dempster is 1-0 with a 4.12 ERA in four career games against the Jays. He’s gone at least six innings in each of his past five starts … After going eight straight games without an extra-base hit, Middlebrooks has five in the past three games. He’s hitting .364 with six doubles four home runs and six RBIs against Toronto this season … Pedroia has reached base in 21 of the Sox 22 home games this season … Ellsbury hit his fourth triple yesterday. No Red Sox had more than three last year.

Song of the Day: “Littlest Things,” by Lily Allen.

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