Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (7-10)
Pitching: RHP John Lackey (1-1, 5.63).
Pitching: LHP Brian Matusz (2-0, 4.34).
Game time: 7:10 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.
State of the Sox: The Red Sox have won three of their last four games and are 3-5 on a homestand that has two games left.
Lackey seeks rebound: John Lackey allowed eight runs on nine hits over only 3.1 innings against Tampa Bay in his last start. He is 8-3 with a 3.16 ERA in 12 starts against the Orioles in his career.
O’s woes: The Orioles have lost four straight and 13 of their last 14. They are 1-14 at Fenway Park since July 12, 2008.
Sweeping success: The Red Sox have won seven straight against Baltimore since last July 26.
Easy pickings: Jonathan Papelbon has allowed two earned run over 30.1 career innings against Baltimore.
He’s the man: Matusz has won both of the games the Orioles have won this season.
The good lately: Jeremy Hermida is 4 of his last 8. … Bill Hall is 3 of his last 8 with two runs scored, two walks and a sacrifice fly. … Ramon Ramirez has not allowed a run in his last 6.1 innings.
The bad lately: Victor Martinez has gone eight games without an extra-base hit. … The Sox are fifth in baseball with 19 GIDPs. … Opponents have stolen 37 of 39 bases. … Josh Reddick is 1 for 6 since being called up and 11 of 65 (.169) in the majors.
Back with more later on.
UPDATE, 3:32 p.m.: Sox loaded up on right-handed hitters against Matusz. This is one lineup you might not see again this season, at least not too many more times.