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Game 114: Red Sox at Twins

Here are the lineups from Target Field:

RED SOX (70-43)
Ellsbury CF
Crawford LF
Gonzalez 1B
Pedroia 2B
Ortiz DH
Saltalamacchia C
Reddick RF
Lowrie 3B
Scutaro SS

Pitching: RHP Tim Wakefield (6-4, 4.99)

TWINS (51-63)
Span CF
Plouffe 2B
Mauer C
Cuddyer 1B
Kubel RF
Thome DH
Valencia 3B
Young LF
Tolbert SS

Pitching: RHP Scott Baker (8-6, 3.01)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.


Notes: It’s probably just a day off for Youkilis. The clubhouse is not open yet. … For the third time, Wakefield will be trying for his 200th victory. He would be the 108th pitcher in history to reach that plateau. … Wakefield is 14-7, 4.54 in 28 career games against Minnesota. … Wakefield faced the Twins May 6, allowing eight runs on nine hits over 4 1/3 innings. … The Sox are 3-1 against the Twins this season.


Stat of the Day: Carl Crawford is 9 of his last 10, raising his batting average from .240 to .260. He is hitting .316/.358/.434 since coming off the disabled list.

Song of the Day: “Minneapolis” by Bill Janovitz.


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