Hare are the lineups:
RED SOX (85-59)
Pitching: RHP Kyle Weiland (0-1, 6.75)
Pitching: RHP Jeremy Hellickson (12-10, 2.90)
Game time: 7:10 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI
Notes: The Sox have lost three straight, five of six, seven of nine and eight of 11. They are 2.5 games behind the Yankees in the division and 5.5 ahead of the Rays for the wild card. … The Sox have not lost four straight since June 21-25. … Hellickson has faced the Red Sox twice this season, giving up five runs on nine hits and seven walks over 12.1 innings. … Weiland will be making his third major league start. … The Sox are 5-7 against the Rays, getting outscored 37-57. The Sox are hitting .170 against the Rays this season and averaging 3.08 runs. … Red Sox pitchers have a 6.44 ERA this month. … Ellsbury has a 14-game hit streak. He is 21 of 59 in that stretch.
Stat of the Day: Red Sox starters have allowed 15 runs over 13 innings in the last three games.
Song of the Day: “Wondering Where the Lions Are” by Bruce Cockburn (thanks to Paul for the suggestion).