Game 147: Red Sox at Blue Jays

Here is a preview of the game:

RED SOX (66-80)
Podsednik LF
Pedroia 2B
Ellsbury CF
Ross RF
Loney 1B
Saltalamacchia DH
Lavarnway C
Ciriaco 3B
Iglesias SS
Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (9-11, 4.99)

BLUE JAYS (65-79)
Lawrie 3B
Rasmus CF
Arencibia C
Lind 1B
Sierra RF
Gomes DH
Vizquel 2B
Hechavarria SS
Gose LF
Pitching: RHP Brandon Morrow (8-6, 3.16)

Game time: 1:07 p.m.


Red Sox vs. Morrow: Pedroia 9-17, Ellsbury 8-16, Saltalamacchia 0-9, Aviles 2-5, Podsednik 1-2, Nava 1-3, Quiroz 0-1.

Blue Jays vs. Lester: Escobar 7-23, Arencibia 5-23, Encarnacion 4-21, Lind 3-24, Davis 5-21, Mathis 4-12, Lawrie 2-11, Johnson 0-8, McCoy 1-6, Vizquel 2-7, Rasmus 2-6, Torrealba 0-4.


Stat of the Day: The Red Sox will try for their first series sweep since taking three in a row from the Marlins in June.

Notes: Lester allowed a career high 11 runs in his last start against the Blue Jays on July 22. … He has won four of his last five decisions. … Morrow hasn’t faced the Red Sox this season, but he gave up five earned runs in his last start against them Sept. 13 last year. … Pedroia was hitless in his return to the lineup following the birth of his second son. …

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