Game 28 Red Sox Lineups: Peavy Gets the Game 1 Start Today


Two games on tap today.

The Red Sox and Rays were rained out last night and much to the chagrin of the Rays, they’ll play two at Fenway today. The Sox are one win away from reaching .500 for the first time since they were 2-2 on on April 4. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (13-14)
1. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B
2. Shane Victorino (R) RF
3. David Ortiz (L) DH
4. Mike Napoli (R) 1B
5. Jonny Gomes (R) LF
6. Xander Bogaerts (R) SS
7. Will Middlebrooks (R) 3B
8. David Ross (R) C
9. Jackie Bradley Jr. (L) CF
SP: Jake Peavy (R) (1-0, 2.87 ERA)

RAYS (11-16)
1. Ben Zobrist (S) 2B
2. Desmond Jennings (R) CF
3. Matt Joyce (L) LF
4. Evan Longoria (R) 3B
5. James Loney (L) 1B
6. Wil Myers (R) RF
7. David DeJesus (L) DH
8. Yunel Escobar (R) SS
9. Jose Molina (R) C
SP Cesar Ramos (L) (1-1, 3.38 ERA)


Game time: 1:05 p.m. (Game 2: 7:10 p.m.)
Location: Fenway Park, Boston
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI (93.7 FM) / WCEC (1490 AM Spanish)
Notes: Today is the first doubleheader for the Red Sox since they swept the Rays in two games at Fenway on June 18, 2013. Red Sox starting pitchers have given up three runs or less in each of the team’s last 12 regular season games against Tampa Bay beginning on June 12, 2013… The Red Sox are 3-1 and batting .294 as a team since Will Middlebrooks and Shane Victorino returned to the lineup…The Rays have lost three straight to fall into last place in the AL East at 11-16 …Red Sox Jersey Day presented by Majestic Athletic encourages fans to proudly wear their Red Sox jersey on Friday, May 2 to work, school or the home game at Fenway against the A’s to show your pride for the Sox… It’s Dustin Pedroia bobblehead day for Game 1 at Fenway.

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