Grapefruit Game 31: Twins at Red Sox

The vaunted Mayor’s Cup is on the line. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (12-17-1)
Pedroia 2B
Crawford LF
Youkilis 3B
Gonzalez 1B
Ortiz DH
Cameron RF
Saltalamacchia C
Lowrie SS
McDonald CF

Pitching: Daisuke Matsuzaka, RHP Dan Wheeler, RHP Bobby Jenks.

TWINS (14-12)
Span CF
Nishioka 2B
Mauer C
Morneau DH
Young LF
Kubel RF
Cuddyer 1B
Valencia 3B
Casilla SS

Pitching: LHP Brian Duesing

Game time: 7:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI 850 AM

Notes: The teams spit their previous four games, making this a winner-take-all for the Mayor’s Cup. The Sox are the four-time defending champions. … The Sox have lost eight straight, getting outscored 69-34. … The Twins have won three straight.

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