Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (3-10)
Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (0-1, 3.72)
BLUE JAYS (7-7)
Pitching: RHP Jesse Litsch (1-0. 2.38)
Game time: 1:35 p.m
TV/Radio: NESN, TBS / WEEI
Notes: Lester has pitched well in his last two games, allowing three runs on 10 hits over 14 innings with five walks and 17 strikeouts. Lester is 7-4, 3.81 in 13 career starts against the Blue Jays. … Litsch is 4-2, 3.83 in seven career starts against the Sox. … The Sox are seeking their first two-game win streak of the season. … Lowrie has reached base safely in 11 of his last 16 plate appearances. He is 10 of his last 15 at the plate. … Closer Jonathan Papelbon has allowed one run on three hits over five innings. Of the 15 batters he has retired, nine have been by strikeout.
Stat of the day: The Sox are 11 of 70 (.157) with 60 left on base in the last six games.
Song of the day: “One Step Closer” by U2.