Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (1-3)
Pitching: RHP Daniel Bard (2-9, 3.33 in 2011)
BLUE JAYS (2-2)
Pitching: RHP Kyle Drabek (4-5, 6.06 in 2011)
Game time: 7:07 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI
Song of the Day: “Once You Get Started” by Chaka Khan from the No Nukes Live record.
Jays vs. Bard: Bautista 0-6, 3 K; Encarnacion 0-2, 2 K; Escobar 0-6, 4 K; Lind 1-6, 4 K; Johnson 0-3; Arencibia 0-2; Davis 0-3; Lawrie 0-1.
Red Sox vs. Drabek: Ellsbury 3-5; Gonzalez 3-6, 2 HR; Ortiz 4-6, 2 HR; Pedroia 1-4, 1 HR; Youkilis 1-4; Salty 1-3; Aviles 0-3.
They’re hot: Ortiz is 7 for 15 and has hit safely in all four games. The same is true of Sweeney.
They’re cold: Youkilis is 0 for 12 with five strikeouts. He is 8 of 53 since the start of spring training. … Ellsbury is 2 for 17. … Salty is 1 for 10 with four strikeouts.
Notes: Bard is making his first major league start after making 192 appearances out of the bullpen. Those are the most games in relief to begin a career with Boston prior to making a start. … Bard is starting for the first time since the 2007 season, his first year in pro ball. … Bard has thrown 24.1 innings against Toronto in his career, allowing 15 hits and striking out 32. … Drabek is 0-1 against the Sox in two starts and has been hit hard: 9 IP, 15 H, 12 ER, 7 BB, 10 K, 5 HR.
Stat of the Day: The Red Sox have not won consecutive games since sweeping a doubleheader from Oakland on Aug. 27. They have on won on consecutive days since winning three in a row at Texas Aug. 23-25.