Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (25-21)
Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (4-3, 3.42).
A. Cabrera SS
O. Cabrera 2B
Pitching: RHP Justin Masterson (5-2, 2.52).
Game time: 7:05 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN, ESPN2 / WEEI
Notes: The Indians have the best record in baseball and have won three straight. … Cleveland is 18-4 at Progressive Field. … The Sox have won eight of nine and 11 of their last 13 games. … The Indians swept three games from the Red Sox here from April 5-7, outscoring Boston 12-5 in the series. … Masterson, who the Sox traded to Cleveland in 2009, is 2-0 in two starts against his former team, having allowed one run on six hits over 14 innings. Both of those starts came last season. … Buchholz is 0-1 with an 8.10 ERA in two starts against Cleveland. … Buchholz is 3-0, 1.40 in four starts in May. … Youkilis has hit in 10 straight at 15 of 37 with eight extra-base hits, 13 RBIs and six walks. He is .405/.489/.811 in the 10 games. … Lowrie is fourth in OPS (.810) among all shortstops in baseball.
Stat of the Day: Saltalamacchia is hitting .283 since April 30 and is 7 of 18 with three home runs in his last five games.
Song of the Day: “Ohio” by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.