Game 14: Red Sox at Indians

Good afternoon. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (9-4)
Ellsbury CF
Victorino RF
Pedroia 2B
Napoli DH
Nava LF
Middlebrooks 3B
Saltalamacchia C
Drew SS,
Carp 1B
Pitching: RHP Alfredo Aceves (0-0, 6.75).

Brantley LF
Cabrera SS
Santana C
Swisher RF
Giambi DH
Reynolds 1B
Phelps 2B
Chisenhall 3B
Stubbs CF
Pitching: RHP Justin Masterson (3-0, 0.41).

Game time: 7:05 p.m.


Red Sox vs. Masterson: Napoli 4-15, Pedroia 1-13, Ellsbury 2-9, Salty 3-8, Drew 1-6, Carp 0-4, Victorino 0-2, Middlebrooks 2-3, Nava 1-1, Ross 0-3, Gomes 0-1.

Indians vs. Aceves: Reynolds 4-12, Swisher 3-9, Cabrera 0-2, Santana 0-1, Aviles 1-2, Bourn 1-2, Brantley 1-2, Kipnis 1-2.

Stat of the Day: The Sox have not been six games over .500 since the end of the 2011 season. Their high-water mark was five games over last season, the last time on July 1 when they were 42-37.


Notes: The Sox have won four straight and are 5-2 on the road. … Red Sox starters are 6-2 with a 2.09 ERA. … Ellsbury has hit in six straight and 11 of 13 this season. He leads the majors with six stolen bases. … Pedroia has reached base safely in all 13 games this season and 23 straight going back to last season. … Aceves is making his first career start against the Indians. He has a 2.35 ERA in six relief outings. … Masterson, the former Sox prospect, is 3-1, 3.21 in five career starts against Boston. He has struck out 20 in 22 innings this season. … The Sox have played only three games since 2001 before crowds of less than 10,000. All have been in Cleveland in April. Tuesday’s game drew 9,143. … Middlebrooks is 2 of 25 with 10 strikeouts in the last seven games. … The Indians are 2-4 at home.

Song of the Day: “Into The Fire” by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.

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