Game 5: Red Sox at Indians

Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (0-4)
Ellsbury CF
Crawford LF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Youkilis 3B
Ortiz DH
Drew RF
Varitek C
Scutaro SS

Pitching: RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka (9-6, 4.69 in 2010).

Brantley CF
A. Cabrera SS
Choo RF
Santana C
Hafner DH
O. Cabrera 2B
Buck LF
LaPorta 1B
Hannahan 3B

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.


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