Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (2-8)
Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (0-0, 3.65)
D. Johnson 1B
E. Johnson SS
Pitching: LHP David Price (0-2, 4.85)
Game time: 7:10 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN, MLB Network / WEEI
Notes: The Sox are the worst team in baseball in terms of run differential as they are at -31. … The Sox are 19 of 91 (.209) with runners in scoring position and have left an astounding 81 runners on base in 10 games. They are 6 of 37 (.162) with RISP in the last three games with 37 LOB. … Lester is 9-3, 3.80 in 16 starts against the Rays. … Price is 3-2, 3.38 in five starts against the Sox. … Mike Cameron is 3 for 3 with a homer against Price. … Red Sox batters lead the American League with 43 walks this season, second in the majors to Washington’s 44. Kevin Youkilis leads the majors with 13 walks.
Stat of the day: David Ortiz has had at least one triple in 12 straight seasons, the only player in the American League who can say that. Johnny Damon and Carlos Guillen could join him.
Song of the day: “Baby, Baby Don’t Cry” by Smokey Robinson.