Game 74: Padres at Red Sox

Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (44-29)
Ellsbury CF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Youkilis 3B
Ortiz DH
McDonald LF
Scutaro SS
Varitek C
Cameron RF

Pitching: RHP John Lackey (5-5, 7.02)

PADRES (31-44)
Venable RF
Bartlett SS
Headley 3B
Ludwick LF
Guzman DH
Hudson 2B
Rizzo 1B
Maybin CF
Hundley C

Pitching: LHP Clayton Richard (2-9, 4.35)

Game time: 1:35 p.m.


Notes: The Sox are 5-3 in interleague games, all having been played at home. They play nine consecutive interleague road games starting on Friday. … Lackey is 3-0, 5.03 in three starts since coming off the disabled list. … Lackey is 15-5 in 30 interleague starts, 3-1 in five starts for the Sox. … Richard has faced the Sox once, throwing an inning of relief for the White Sox at Fenway in 2008 when he was a rookie. Cameron is 2 for 6 against Richard with a homer, Scutaro 2 for 4 with a homer. … Pedroia is 17 of 43 (.395) in 11 games and is up to .270. … Scutaro is 12 of 48 (.375) since coming off the disabled list. … Youkilis has hit safely in 10 of his last 12 games at 17 of 47 (.362).


Stat of the Day: Gonzalez has 68 RBI in 73 games, a pace that would give him 151. In team history only Jimmie Foxx (174 in 1938), Vern Stephens (159 in 1949) and Ted Williams (159 in 1949) have driven in 150 runs in a season.

Song of the Day: “Come Back” by The J. Geils Band.

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