Game 73: Padres at Red Sox

Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (44-28)
Ellsbury CF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Youkilis 3B
Ortiz DH
Drew RF
Saltalamacchia C
Scutaro SS
Reddick LF

Pitching: RHP Alfredo Aceves (3-1, 3.30)

PADRES (30-44)
Denorfia RF
Bartlett SS
Headley 3B
Ludwick LF
Guzman DH
Hudson 2B
Rizzo 1B
Maybin CF
Hundley C

Pitching: RHP Mat Latos (4-8, 4.06)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.


Notes: The Red Sox have won two straight, five of six and 14 of 16. They are 14-3 in June and 42-18 (.700) since April 16. … The Padres have lost six straight and nine of 10. … The Sox are 5-2 in interleague games, outscoring their National League opponents 61-31. … The Sox have outscored their opponents 128-58 in the last 16 games. … Aceves has allowed three runs over 10.1 innings in his last four games. He is 1-1, 4.50 in three starts this season. … Latos has never faced the Sox before or any of their hitters. … Pedroia is 16 of 41 (.390) with 13 runs scored, 11 RBIs and eight extra-base hits in 10 games since getting his right knee checked out. … In 11 games since he came off the disabled list, Scutaro is 16 of 44 (.364) with 10 runs scored and five RBIs. … Gonzalez is 18 of 33 (.545) with 10 RBIs in the seven interleague games.


Stat of the Day: Ortiz has hit safely in 14 straight home games at 27 of 55 (.491) with 13 extra-base hits and 13 RBIs. His career-long streak at Fenway Park is 15 games, that coming in 2007

Song of the Day: “Intergalactic” by The Beastie Boys.

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