Game 83: Blue Jays at Red Sox

Good afternoon. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (49-33)
Ellsbury CF
Victorino RF
Pedroia 2B
Ortiz DH
Napoli 1B
Nava LF
Saltalamacchia C
Iglesias SS
Diaz 3B
Pitching: LHP Felix Doubront (4-3, 4.33).

BLUE JAYS (39-40)
Reyes SS
Bautista RF
Encarnacion DH
Lind 1B
DeRosa 3B
David LF
Rasmus CF
Arencibia C
Izturis 2B
Pitching: RHP Esmil Rogers (3-3, 3.46).

Game time: 4:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.

Red Sox vs. Rogers: Drew 3-6, Gomes 1-2, Napoli 2-4, Pedroia 2-4, Nava 0-1, Ortiz 0-0 (BB), Salty 0-1.

Blue Jays vs. Doubront: Encarnacion 5-12, Rasmus 5-13, Bautista 2-12, Davis 2-12, Arencibia 2-10, Reyes 6-9, Lind 0-6, Bonifacio 1-3, Izturis 1-2, DeRosa 1-1.

Stat of the Day: The Sox have 11 triples this month, their most in a month since they had 15 in June of 2003.


Notes: The Sox have won four straight and are 7-4 against the Blue Jays. … The Jays have lost four of five. … The Sox have won eight of their last nine at home. … Doubront is 2-2, 5.40 in 10 career appearances against Toronto. He faced them on April 5 in Toronto and allowed three runs over five innings. … Rogers has faced the Red Sox four times in relief this season, allowing six runs on six hits over 2.1 innings. … New Sox closer Koji Uehara has pitched three days in a row and could be unavailable tonight. … Ellsbury has hit safely in nine games at 16 of 41 (.390) with five doubles and seven RBIs. … Nava is 7 of 15 with four RBIs in his last four games. … Pedroia is 14 of his last 30 with seven RBIs. … The Sox have scored 30 runs on 54 hits over 32 innings in the first four games of their homestand. They are 24 of 55 with runners in scoring position and have 17 extra-base hits.

Song of the Day: “Groovy Times” by The Clash.

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