Game 132: Red Sox at Dodgers

Good afternoon. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (76-55)
Ellsbury CF
Victorino RF
Pedroia 2B
Napoli 1B
Gomes LF
Middlebrooks 3B
Saltalamacchia C
Bogaerts SS
Pitching: RHP Jake Peavy (9-5, 4.25).

DODGERS (76-53)
Crawford LF
Punto 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Ramirez SS
Puig RF
Schumaker CF
A Ellis C
Uribe 3B
Pitching: LHP Chris Capuano (4-6, 4.70).

Game time: 8:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: ESPN / WEEI.

Red Sox vs. Capuano: Ross 4-15, Gomes 2-9, Victorino 3-8, Drew 0-4, Peavy 0-2.

Dodgers vs. Peavy: Ethier 5-33, Ramirez 1-13, Crawford 4-12, Hairston 1-8, Uribe 2-9, Gonzalez 3-7, Schumaker 1-4, Capuano 0-2, Punto 0-1.

Stat of the Day: Capuano, a native of West Springfield, is 35 and has pitched 233 games in the majors for four teams. This will be his first game against the Red Sox.


Notes: The Sox are 3-2 on a road trip that ends tonight. They are off on Monday then play 18 of their final 30 games at home. … The Sox are 36-32 on the road. … The Sox have not won consecutive games since Aug. 6-7 at Houston. … The Dodgers have not lost a series since June 14-16 at Pittsburgh. They are 14-0-4 since. … The Sox are 12-5 in interleague games with a +59 run differential. … Peavy is 13-2 with a 2.27 ERA in 24 career starts against the Dodgers, 6-1, 3.08 in 12 starts at Dodger Stadium. He has not faced them since 2009. … Gomes is 10 of his last 36 with five extra-base hits and 13 RBIs over 12 games. … Ortiz is 1 for 13 in four games playing first base. … Ellsbury is 11 of 55 (.200) in the last 12 games. … Pedroia is a career .335 hitter in interleague play. … The Dodgers have won four of five and are 29-6 since the All-Star break.

Song of the Day: “Surfin’ Safari” by The Beach Boys.

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