Game 5: Red Sox at Blue Jays

Good morning. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (3-1)
Ellsbury CF
Victorino RF
Pedroia 2B
Napoli 1B
Middlebrooks 3B
Gomes DH
Ross C
Bradley Jr. LF
Ciriaco SS
Pitching: RHP John Lackey (12-12, 6.41 in 2011).

BLUE JAYS (1-3)Reyes SS
Davis RF
Cabrera LF
Encarnacion 1B
Lind DH
Arencibia C
DeRosa 3B
Rasmus CF
Bonifacio 2B
Pitching: LHP J.A. Happ (10-11, 4.79 in 2012).

Game time: 1:07 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.

Red Sox vs. Happ: Gomes 0-8, Ellsbury 2-6, Pedroia 3-3, Salty 0-2, Victorino 1-2, Ciriaco 0-1.

Blue Jays vs. Lackey: Cabrera 12-33, Bautista 5-21, David 10-26, Lind 14-26, Encarnacion 5-17, Izturis 1-9, DeRosa 4-8, Arencibia 0-6, Blanco 1-6, Reyes 1-4.


Stat of the Day: Counting spring training, Koji Uehara has thrown 11.2 scoreless innings and put only six runners on base while striking out 14.

Notes: Lackey is making his first start since Sept 25, 2011. He had Tommy John elbow surgery after that season. … Lackey is 5-7, 5.48 in 19 career starts against Toronto. … Happ is 0-1, 6.92 in three career appearances against the Sox. … Happ had a very strong spring training, posting a 1.90 ERA over 23.2 innings. … The Sox have averaged 5.75 runs over their first four games despite being 13 of 53 (.245) with runners in scoring position and leaving 43 runners on base. … Victorino is 7 of 20 in four games with four RBIs and three runs scored. … Sox pitchers have struck out 35 and walked 12. … The Sox are 102-83 at the Rogers Centre. … Bradley has seen 77 pitches in 19 plate appearances.

Song of the Day: “Come Back” by The J. Geils Band.

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