Game 23: Red Sox at Orioles

Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (10-12)

Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
Dustin Pedroia, 2B
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B
Kevin Youkilis, 3B
David Ortiz, DH
J.D. Drew, RF
Jed Lowrie, SS
Carl Crawford, LF
Jason Varitek, C

Pitching: RHP Josh Beckett (2-1, 1.93)

ORIOLES (9-12)
Brian Roberts 2B
Nick Markakis RF
Derrek Lee 1B
Vladimir Guerrero DH
Luke Scott LF
Adam Jones CF
Mark Reynolds 3B
Matt Wieters C
Robert Andino SS

Pitching: RHP Jeremy Guthrie (1-3, 3.12)

Game time: 7:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN Plus / WEEI

Notes: Beckett has been dominant in his last three starts, allowing three runs on eight hits over 23 innings. He has walked five and struck out 24. … Beckett is 6-3, 3.53 in 14 career starts against the Orioles, 5-2, 2.94 in 10 starts at Camden Yards. … Guthrie is 1-7, 4.94 in 15 career appearances against the Sox. … The Sox have gone six games without an error. … The Sox are 5-2 on their road trip with two games left. … Ellsbury has a five-game hitting streak (7 of 22) with three doubles.


Stat of the day: The Sox are 42 of 208 (.202) with runners in scoring position. Only Seattle and San Diego are worse.

Song of the Day: “Here At The Western World” by Steely Dan.

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