Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (12-19)
Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (3-1, 9.09)
Pitching: RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (3-2, 4.04)
Game time: 7:10 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI
Red Sox vs. Jimenez: Gonzalez 4-26, Ortiz 0-5, Pedroia 1-5, Ross 0-4, McDonald 2-3, Nava 2-3, Sweeney 0-3, Punto 0-2.
Indians vs. Buchholz: Kotchman 6-11, Damon 1-8, Choo 0-4, Marson 0-4, Brantley 0-3, Cabrera 2-3, Harfner 0-3, Hannahan 1-2
Stat of the Day: The Red Sox have been outscored 103-79 in 15 home games, 94-48 in the last 12.
Notes: The Red Sox have lost three straight, eight of nine and nine of their last 11 games. They have lost six straight at home and 11 of the last 12. … Red Sox relievers have allowed only nine earned runs in 48.2 innings over nine games this month and 11 in the last 68 innings going back 17 games. … Pedroia has hit safely in 11 straight, the longest active streak in the majors. … Gonzalez is 13 of his last 35 (.371) with four doubles and four RBIs. … Buchholz is 0-1, 571 in three career starts against Cleveland. He held them to two runs over 7.1 innings last May 23 in Cleveland. … Jimenez has faced the Sox once, allowing six earned runs on 10 hits for the Rockies on June 23, 2010 at Fenway.
Song of the Day: “Crash” by Gwen Stefani.