Lineups and Game Notes: Clay Buchholz on the Hill as Sox Look for Two in a Row

Clay Buchholz gets the start for the Red Sox on Saturday, looking to bounce back from a start against the Yankees in which he gave up two different three-run leads. Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports

The Red Sox got a strong start from Allen Webster on Friday and were able to secure a 4-2 win in the opener of their three-game set against the Angels. Now they’ll need to see if Clay Buchholz can put a start where he gave up two different three-run leads behind him. Here’s a look at the lineups for both squads for the matchup set to get underway at 9:04 p.m. Eastern Time:

RED SOX (51-64)
1. Brock Holt (CF)
2. Dustin Pedroia(2B)
3. David Ortiz (DH)
4. Yoenis Cespedes (LF)
5. Mike Napoli (1B)
6. Daniel Nava (RF)
7. Xander Bogaerts (SS)
8. Will Middlebrooks (3B)
9. Christian Vazquez (C)
SP: Clay Buchholz (RHP) (5-7, 6.20 ERA)


ANGELS (67-48)
1. Kole Calhoun (RF)
2. Mike Trout (DH)
3. Albert Pujols (1B)
4. Josh Hamilton (CF)
5. Erick Aybar (SS)
6. Howie Kendrick (2B)
7. David Freese (3B)
8. Hank Conger (C)
9. Collin Cowgill (LF)
SP: Garrett Richards (RHP) (12-4, 2.58 ERA)

Game time: 9:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN, 93.7 WEEI

Notes: The Red Sox won the series opener against the Angels in Anaheim, 4-2…Allen Webster went a career-high 6.2 innings to earn his 2nd win of the season…Yoenis Cespedes plated 2 runs with a 3rd-inning double…Koji Uehara recorded his 24th save of the year…The RBI for Cespedes were his 1st with the Sox…Mike Napoli homered, the 14th of his career in 40 games against LAA…An 8th inning defensive replacement, Jackie Bradley Jr. robbed Mike Trout & Howie Kendrick of base hits in center…Tonight the Sox continue an 8-game, 10-day road trip through St. Louis (1-2), Anaheim (1-0), & Cincinnati (2 G)…Following this weekend’s 3-game set with the Halos & an off day on Monday, Boston plays 2 against the Reds in Cincinnati, Tuesday & Wednesday, Aug. 12-13.

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