Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (0-4)
Pitching: RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka (9-6, 4.69 in 2010).
A. Cabrera SS
O. Cabrera 2B
Pitching: RHP Mitch Talbot (10-13, 4.41 in 2010).
Game time: 7:05 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI 850 AM
Notes: Matsuzaka is 4-2, 2.34 in five career starts against Cleveland, 2-0, 0.00 in two starts at Progressive Field, not allowing a run over 15 innings. … Matsuzaka has not faced another team since March 26. He threw a simulated game in Houston last Thursday. … Talbot is 0-0 with a 7.71 ERA in two career games against the Red Sox. Pedroia is 3 for 5 against him and Scutaro 2 for 3.
Stat of the day: Matsuzaka is 19-9 with a 3.88 ERA in 39 starts on five days’ rest.
Song of the day: “It’s All Good” by DMX.