Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (89-71)
Pitching: LHP Erik Bedard (5-9, 3.50)
Pitching: LHP Zach Britton (11-10, 4.44)
Game time: 7:05 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI
Notes: Lowrie is batting cleanup for the first time in his career. … Lavarnway has caught nine innings in the majors but has never started a game before. … Crawford batted second the last four games and now drops to eighth. … Bedard is 1-2 with a 3.36 ERA in seven starts since being obtained from Seattle. He is facing Baltimore for the third time this season. … The Sox are 6-19 in September with losses in five of their six, eight of their last 10 and 15 of their last 19 games. … The Sox bullpen has allowed two earned runs in the last 19.1 innings. … Britton has started twice against the Red Sox this season. One was a disaster (7 ER in 0.2 innings on July 8) and the other was good (1 ER in 6 innings on April 26). … The Sox are 9-7 against Baltimore with losses in four of their last five games.
Stat of the Day: The Sox are 1-18 in September when they score less than seven runs.
Song of the Day: “Dead Man Walkin’ ” by Bruce Springsteen.