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Game 21: Red Sox at White Sox

Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (10-10)
Aviles SS
Sweeney RF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Ortiz DH
Youkilis 3B
Ross LF
Byrd CF
Shoppach C
Pitching: RHP Josh Beckett (2-2, 4.56)

WHITE SOX (10-11)
De Aza CF
Lillibridge 3B
Rios RF
Dunn 1B
Pierzynski C
Ramirez SS
Kukudome LF
Viciedo DH
Escobar 2B
Pitching: RHP Gavin Floyd (1-3, 3.60)

Game time: 2:10 p.m.


White Sox vs. Beckett: Rios 7-24, Pierzynski 8-24, Ramirez 4-13, Konerko 1-10, Dunn 1-7, Beckham 1-3, De Aza 2-3, Fukudome 1-3, Morel 1-3, Lillibridge 1-2.

Red Sox vs. Floyd: Aviles 6-25, Ortiz 7-22 (3 HR), Pedroia 5-21, Punto 1-13, Youkilis 2-14, Sweeney 2-8, Byrd 1-8, Saltalamacchia 2-11, Shoppach 1-7, Gonzalez 1-2, Ross 0-3.


Stat of the Day: Sweeney has 11 doubles for the Red Sox in 64 at-bats. He had 11 doubles for the Athletics in 264 at-bats all last season.

Notes: The Red Sox have won six straight. They have not won seven straight on the road since June 12/June 29-26, 2005. … Beckett has allowed six earned runs over his last 21 innings (three starts). He is 4-2, 3.70 in eight career starts against the White Sox. … Floyd is 6-0, 3.47 in eight career appearances against the Red Sox. He is 53-58, 4.52 against everybody else. Floyd was 2-0 against the Sox last season, allowing five earned runs in 13.2 innings. … The Red Sox have outscored the Twins and White Sox 45-19 on the road trip. … The bullpen on the road trip: 15.2 IP, 10 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 13 K. … Red Sox have hit .312 with 25 extra-base hits in the first six games on the trip. … Sweeney has hit safely in nine straight and 16 of the 17 games he has played. He leads the majors with those 11 doubles. … The Red Sox are 7-2 when leading after seven innings. … Byrd is 8 of 24 with the Red Sox. … The White Sox are 3-7 at home.

Song of the Day: “The Magnificent Seven” by The Clash.


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