Exhibition Game 5: Red Sox at Orioles

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The lineups for today:

Red Sox (2-2)
Jacoby Ellsbury CF
J.D. Drew RF
Victor Martinez C
David Ortiz DH
Jeremy Hermida LF
Jed Lowrie 3B
Tug Hulett 2B
Yamaico Navarro SS
Aaron Bates 1B

Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz followed by RHP BBoof Bonser, RHP Daniel Bard, RHP Scott Atchison, RHP Casey Kelly and RHP Robert Manuel.

Orioles (1-3)
Adam Jones CF
Ty Wigginton DH
Nick Markakis RF
Miguel Tejada 3B
Matt Wieters C
Luke Scott LF
Garrett Atkins 1B
Miguel Abreu 2B
Cesar Izturis SS

Pitching: Jeremy Guthrie followed by Mark Hendrickson, Kam Mickolio, David Hernandez and Will Ohman.


Game time: 1:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: WEEI

Notes: The Orioles have moved from Fort Lauderdale to Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota and will host the Red Sox three times this spring. … Daisuke Matsuzaka is supposed to throw an actual full bullpen today after tossing 12 pitches to the catcher on Friday. His next bullpen will be either Tuesday or Wednesday. That would be followed by Matsuzaka throwing at least one batting practice session before he would get into a game. … Last night at the Red Sox Foundation’s “Dancing with the New Stars” event, Lars Anderson, Michael Bowden, Ryan Kalish and Mark Wagner competed in a dance competition judged by their teammates. Kalish won the “Bringing Sexy Back” award as the contest’s best dancer.

UPDATE, 10:37 a.m.: The Red Sox were headed sorth on Interstate 75 today to Sarasota at the same time the Yankees were headed south on that same highway to face the Twins in Fort Myers. The old rivals will not play in spring training this season, the first time that has happened in a while. But odds are good that their buses might have crossed paths at least.

UPDATE, 10:54 a.m.: This from Amalie Benjamin at City of Palms Park:


Daisuke Matsuzaka threw 65 pitches in a bullpen. John Farrell called it a, “positive step.” The next bullpen for Matsuzaka will be either Tuesday or Wednesday.

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