Today’s lineup: Pedroia leads off; Sizemore sits

Here are the lineups for the third game of the Red Sox-Yankees series that gets underway at 1:05 p.m. today.

RED SOX (5-6)
1. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B
2. Daniel Nava (S) RF
3. David Ortiz (L) DH
4. Mike Napoli (R) 1B
5. Mike Carp (L) LF
6. Xander Bogaerts (R) SS
7. A.J. Pierzynski (L) C
8. Jonathan Herrera (S) 3B
9. Jackie Bradley Jr. (L) CF
SP: John Lackey (RHP) (2-0, 1.38 ERA)

1. Brett Gardner (L) LF)
2. Brian Roberts (S) 2B
3. Jacoby Ellsbury (L) CF
4. Carlos Beltran (S) DH
5. Brian McCann (L) C
6. Alfonso Soriano (R) RF
7. Kelly Johnson (L) 1B
8. Yangervis Solarte (S) 3B
9. Dean Anna (L) SS
SP: Hiroki Kuroda (RHP) (0-1, 3.00 ERA)


Game time: 1:05 p.m.

Location: Yankee Stadium, NY

TV/Radio: NESN, Fox Sports 1, WEEI (93.7 FM)

Notes: The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 4-2 last night to even their 4-game series in the Bronx at 1-1…Boston has taken 2 of its last 3 games and 3 of the club’s last 5 contests…At 5-6, Boston is 2 wins off the pace of the 2013 team, which started 7-4…The Sox also had a losing record through their first 11 games in each of the 5 seasons preceding 2013: 4-7 in 2012, 2-9 in 2011, 4-7 in 2010, 5-6 in 2009, and 5-6 in 2008…The Red Sox are tied with the Yankees for 3rd place in the American League East, just 1.0 game behind division-leading TB and TOR (both 6-5)…Both the Red Sox and Yankees enter today’s game with a 5-6 record…This is the 1st time both the Red Sox and Yankees both have entered their 12th game of a season with a losing record since 1997, when both teams also started 5-6…Red Sox starters have allowed 2 ER or fewer while throwing 6.0 IP or more in an AL-leading 8 of the team’s 11 games thus far…The only other ML team that has received as many such starts this season is the Braves (also 8)…Boston is 25-23 (.521) at the current Yankee Stadium, which opened in 2009…The Red Sox are the only visiting AL team with a winning record here…The next-best on that list is the Rays at 21-25 (.457)…The Sox went 7-3 in the Bronx last season, matching their most road wins against the Yankees since the 1912 team beat New York on the road 8 times (also 7-2 in 2011).

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