Lineups are in . . .

Tim Wakefield makes his first start since July 8, and Victor Martinez will catch the knuckleballer for the first time. Mike Lowell begins the game on the bench, with Casey Kotchman starting at first base.

Also, Billy Wagner won’t join the club until tomorrow, as has been the plan since he was acquired from the Mets yesterday. There were reports elsewhere this afternoon that he would arrive today.

Red Sox
1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
3. Victor Martinez, C
4. Kevin Youkilis, 3B
5. David Ortiz, DH
6. Jason Bay, LF
7. J.D. Drew, RF
8. Casey Kotchman, 1B
9. Alex Gonzalez, SS
— Tim Wakefield, RHP

White Sox
1. Jayson Nix, 2B
2. Gordon Beckham, 3B
3. A.J. Pierzynski, C
4. Paul Konerko, 1B
5. Jim Thome, DH
6. Jermaine Dye, RF
7. Carlos Quentin, LF
8. Alex Rios, CF
9. Alexei Ramirez, SS
— Gavin Floyd, RHP


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