Game 12: Blue Jays at Red Sox

Remember the Red Sox? They last played on Tuesday. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (2-9)
Crawford LF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Youkilis 3B
Ortiz DH
Drew RF
Saltalamacchia C
Scutaro SS
Ellsbury CF

Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (0-2, 7.20)

Escobar SS
Patterson CF
Bautista RF
Lind 1B
Hill 2B
Arencibia C
Snider LF
Rivera DH
Nix 3B

Pitching: LHP Brett Cecil (0-1, 7.20)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.


Notes: Buchholz was 3-0 in three starts against the Jays last season, allowing one earned run over 22 innings. He is 6-3, 2.50 in 10 career appearances against Toronto. … Cecil is 2-3, 6.51 in five career starts against the Sox. He was 2-1, 3.86 in three starts last season. … The Sox are 20 of 98 (.204) with runners in scoring position including 7 of 44 (.159) in the last four games. … Scutaro is 5 of 8 against Cecil and Lowrie 1 for 6. McDonald is 5 for 7 with two doubles. … The Sox are hitting .221/.301/.317 against lefthanded pitchers.


Stat of the day: Crawford is 3 for 23 (.130) as a leadoff hitter with a .167 on-base percentage.

Song of the day: “Vacation” by The Go-Go’s.

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