Game #22: Boston at Baltimore

Rem Pup
Joined: 18 Oct 2004, 23:42

26 Apr 2011, 22:20 #1

Here are the linueps:
RED SOX (10-11)
Ellsbury CF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Youkilis 3B
Ortiz DH
Lowrie SS
Drew RF
Crawford LF
Varitek C
Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (1-2, 5.31)
ORIOLES (8-12)
Roberts 2B
Markakis RF
Lee 1B
Guerrero DH
Scott LF
Jones CF
Reynolds 3B
Wieters C
Andino SS
Pitching: LHP Zach Britton (3-1, 3.16)
Game time: 7:05 p.m.
Notes: The Sox have won five straight and eight of their last nine. They are 5-1 on a road trip that finishes with three games at Camden Yards. ... The Sox start the day three games out of first place. ... Buchholz did not allow an earned run in 15 innings against the Orioles last season. He is 5-2, 2.98 against them in nine career appearances. ... Britton, a rookie, is facing the Sox for the first time in his career. ... Lowrie is 21 of his last 44 with 13 runs scored, 12 RBIs and seven extra-base hits. ... Red Sox pitchers have a 1.65 ERA over the last nine games. The starters have an 0.88 ERA. ... The O's have lost three straight and 11 of 13.
Nick Cafardo and Mike Vega are with the team in Baltimore. They'll have notes and updates later on.
Stat of the day: The Red Sox are tied for the fewest errors in baseball with seven. They have gone five consecutive games without an error.
Clay is our only pitcher that hasn't come out a pitched lights out. Hopefully with Tek behind the plate, tonight will be that night.
Great article in the Globe about Tek today.
Go Sox!