Game 2: Red Sox at Yankees

Good afternoon. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (1-0)
Ellsbury CF
Nava DH
Pedroia 2B
Napoli 1B
Saltalamacchia C
Middlebrooks 3B
Victorino RF
Bradley LF
Iglesias SS
Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (11-8, 4.56 in 2012).

Gardner CF
Ichiro RF
Cano 2B
Youkilis 3B
Hafner DH
Wells LF
Overbay 1B
Nunez SS
Stewart C
Pitching: RHP Hiroki Kuroda (16-11, 3.32 in 2012).

Game time: 7:05 p.m.


Red Sox vs. Kuroda: Victorino 4-18, Ellsbury 5-15, Pedroia 6-14, Ciriaco 3-12, Salty 2-11, Nava 2-8, Gomes 0-8, Carp 2-6, Napoli 1-5, Iglesias 1-3, Middlebrooks 0-3.

Yankees vs. Buchholz: Wells 5-26, Overbay 6-22, Cano 12-25, Boesch 3-18, Gardner 2-11, Suzuki 2-8, Cervelli 3-6, Hafner 2-6, Nix 0-5.


Stat of the Day: The Sox have not been 2-0 since 1999 when they opened at Kansas City.

Notes: The Sox are 18-19 at the new Yankee Stadium. … Buchholz is 2-5, 7.19 in nine career starts against the Yankees, 0-2, 15.26 in two starts last season. … Kuroda is 2-1, 3.43 in six career starts against the Sox, 2-0, 3.60 in five starts last season. … The Yankees have won 16 of the last 23 games against the Sox. … Pedroia has hit in five straight games dating back to last season. … Napoli is hitless in 16 consecutive at-bats going back to last season, including the AL wild card playoff game.

Song of the Day: “I Second That Emotion” by Smokey Robinson.

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