Game 70: Red Sox at Orioles

Good afternoon from Baltimore, where it’s a beautiful day. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (41-28)
Jacoby Ellsbury CF
Shane Victorino RF
Dustin Pedroia 2B
David Ortiz DH
Mike Carp 1B
Jonny Gomes LF
Jarrod Saltalamacchia C
Stephen Drew SS
Jose Iglesias 3B
Pitching: RHP John Lackey (3-5, 3.14).

ORIOLES (39-29)
Nate McLouth LF
Manny Machado 3B
Nick Markakis RF
Adam Jones CF
Chris Davis 1B
Matt Wieters DH
J.J. Hardy SS
Ryan Flaherty 2B
Taylor Teagarden C
Pitching: RHP Freddy Garcia (3-3, 4.47)

Game time: 4:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN, MLB NetworK / WEEI.

Red Sox vs. Garcia: Ortiz 14-44, Pedroia 5-16, Ellsbury 5-15, Salty 1-7, Carp 3-9, Drew 2-8, Napoli 0-5, Nava 1-5, Ross 1-4, Gomes 1-1.


Orioles vs. Lackey: Markakis 15-42, Jones 6-29, Davis 8-17, Wieters 5-18, Casilla 1-11, Hardy 1-8, Teagarden 1-6, Dickerson 0-2.

Stat of the Day: Jose Iglesias has a 15-game hit streak. It’s the second longest for a rookie in the majors this season. Marcell Ozuna had a 16-game hit streak for Miami.

Notes: The Sox have lost the first two games of the series. It’s part of a trend. The Sox are 1-4 against the Birds this season and have lost 13 of 17 and 22 of 30 in the series. … The Sox are 12 of 74 (.162) in the series with five extra-base hits. … The Sox scored two runs in the seventh inning on Thursday. They are scoreless in the 15 innings since, going 3 for 47 at the plate with one runner getting to third base. . … Lackey is 11-4, 3.35 against the Orioles in 19 career starts. He is facing them for the first time since 2011. … Garcia is 10-4, 4.51 in 25 career appearances against the Sox. The Chief first faced the Sox back in 1999. The Orioles are the sixth team he has played for. Garcia had a 5.23 ERA in four games against the Sox last season. … The Sox are 13-6 in day games, the best record in baseball.

Song of the Day: “Hungry Heart” by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.

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