Game 157: Blue Jays at Red Sox

Good morning. Here are the lineups.

RED SOX (94-62)
Pedroia 2B
Victorino RF
Ortiz DH
Carp 1B
Nava LF
Middlebrooks 3B
Drew SS
Lavarnway C
Bradley Jr CF
Pitching: LHP Felix Doubront (10-6, 4.15)

BLUE JAYS (71-84)
Reyes SS
Davis CF
Lawrie 3B
Lind 1B
Sierra LF
DeRosa DH
Goins 2B
Pillar RF
Thole C
Pitching: RHP R.A. Dickey (13-12, 4.21)

Game time: 1:35 p.m.


Stat of the Day: The Red Sox are 72-10 when they score five runs or more.

Notes: The Red Sox are 10-8 vs. the Blue Jays this season entering today’s final game against them … Doubront has not pitched since Sept. 6. This is his third start against the Blue Jays this season … Dustin Pedroia needs one home run to reach 100 for his career … The Red Sox have Monday and Thursday off this week, the final week of the regular season. They play at Colorado Tuesday-Wednesday and wrap up the regular season starting Friday in Baltimore.


Song of the Day: “Enter Sandman,” by Metallica (because we’re hoping the speculation comes true and Metallica plays at Yankee Stadium today at the retirement ceremony for Mariano Rivera.

Update, 10:05: Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports a stage is being built at Yankee Stadium.

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