Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (27-18)
Pitching: LHP Felix Doubront (3-1, 6.03).
WHITE SOX (20-23)
De Aza CF
Pitching: LHP Jose Quintana (2-1, 3.97).
Game time: 8:10 p.m.
Red Sox vs. Quintana: Ellsbury 0-4, Ciriaco 1-3, Middlebrooks 0-3, Pedroia 1-3.
White Sox vs. Doubront: Keppinger 3-8, De Aza 2-6, Dunn 0-4, Konerko 2-4, Rios 0-6, Ramirez 0-4, Viciedo 3-5, Wells 0-2.
Stat of the Day: This one via the Red Sox: Andrew Miller, who turns 28 today, is averaging 15.4 strikeouts per nine innings. That is third among MLB relievers.
Notes: The Sox are 5-2 on their road trip … Doubront is 2-0, 3.00 in two starts against Chicago. Both were last season … Quintana has one career appearance against the Sox. He threw eight scoreless innings last July 19. That was the game the Sox won on a Cody Ross walk-off homer off Addison Reed … Pedroia has hit in 12 straight (22 for 49) with six extra-base hits and eight RBIs … Saltalamacchia is 13 of his last 34 with six extra-base hits … The Red Sox bullpen has allowed one earned run over 22 innings on the road trip … Ellsbury is 3 for 24 on the trip … Victorino is out with a left hamstring strain he suffered Monday night.
Song of the Day: “Riders on the Storm” by The Doors (Rest in peace, Chicago native Ray Manzarek).