Game 156: Blue Jays at Red Sox

Good afternoon. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (94-61)
Drew SS
Victorino CF
Ortiz DH
Gomes LF
Nava RF
Middlebrooks 1B
Bogaerts 3B
Ross C
McDonald 2B
Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (11-0, 1.51).

BLUE JAYS (70-83)
Reyes SS
Kawasaki DH
Lawrie 3B
Lind 1B
Sierra LF
Davis RF
Gose CF
Arencibia C
Goins 2B
Pitching: LHP Mark Buehrle (11-9, 4.17).

Game Time: 7:10 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.

Red Sox vs. Buehrle: Ortiz 25-74, Pedroia 12-33, Gomes 8-25, Ellsbury 6-22, Napoli 4-19, Victorino 5-21, McDonald 4-20, Middlebrooks 6-13, Ross 2-10, Drew 2-8, Nava 4-9, Lavarnway 3-6, Saltalamacchia 0-3, Snyder 1-3.

Blue Jays vs. Buchholz: Lind 13-40, Arencibia 0-18, Lawrie 1-16, Davis 2-14, Rasmus 2-10, Gose 3-7, Reyes 2-6, Kawasaki 1-5, Sierra 1-3.


Stat of the Day: Buchholz is 9-4 in 16 career starts against the Blue Jays with a 2.41 ERA, holding their hitters to a batting avg. of .207.

Notes: Jarrod Saltalamacchia needs one double to tie Carlton Fisk’s team record (39 in 1978) for doubles by a primary catcher … Dustin Pedroia has an extra-base hit in five straight games … Toronto has lost 7 of its last 10 games and is 7-10 vs. Boston this season … Mark Buehrle has given up two runs or fewer in seven of his last eight starts … NESN announced former Red Sox pitcher Mike Timlin will be the analyst alongside Don Orsillo for broadcasts of the games next week at Colorado and Baltimore … Tickets for the ALDS playoff games at Fenway Park go on sale Tuesday at noon on and by phone at 888-733-7696, but not at the Fenway Park box office.

Song of the Day: “I Just Want to Celebrate” by Rare Earth

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