Game 125: Angels at Red Sox

Here’s a preview of tonight’s game:

RED SOX (59-65)
Ciriaco 3B
Ellsbury CF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez DH
Ross RF
Lavarnway C
Gomez 1B
Aviles SS
Podsednik LF
Pitching: LHP Franklin Morales (3-4, 3.67)

ANGELS (64-60)
Trout CF
Hunter RF
Kendrick 2B
Trumbo 1B
Callaspo 3B
Morales DH
Aybar SS
Wells LF
Iannetta C
Pitching: LHP C.J. Wilson (9-9, 3.62)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN, MLB Network / WEEI

Red Sox vs. Wilson: Aviles 2-20, Pedroia 4-10, Punto 2-6, Podsednik 1-10, Gonzlez 3-7, Salty 0-6, Ross 1-5, Ellsbury 2-4, Lavarnway 0-2, Nava 0-1.

Angels vs. Morales: Aybar 0-1, Hunter 1-1, Kendrick 0-1.

Stat of the Day: The Sox are 6-14 in August.

Notes: Morales is 3-3 with a 3.98 earned run average in seven starts this season. In 43 innings as a starter, he has allowed only 33 hits and struck out 44. Morales was hit hard by the Yankees on Friday, giving up four home runs over 5 1/3 innings. … Wilson hasn’t picked up a victory since June 26. In 10 starts since he is 0-5 with a 5.70 ERA. The Angels are 14-12 in games Wilson has started. Wilson is 4-1, 1.43 against the Red Sox in 17 career appearances, five of them starts. He has allowed five runs against the Sox in his last 38.2 innings. … The Sox have lost three straight and 10 of 14. They are 29-36 at home with losses in eight of the last 10 games.


Song of the Day: “Angels And Fuselage” by Drive-By Truckers.

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