Here are a lineups for Saturday’s initial diversion of a doubleheader during Fenway Park:
Game time: 1:05 p.m.
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TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.
Red Sox vs. Gonzalez: Nava 2-7, Pedroia 2-8, Pierzynski 2-6, Ortiz 0-4, Gomes 1-4, Drew 0-2, Napoli 0-1.
Orioles vs. Lester: Markakis 16-69, Jones 18-56, Young 7-37, Hardy 9-30, Davis 3-27, Cruz 11-27, Pearce 1-8, Flaherty 0-3, Schoop 1-2.
Stat of a Day: Lester was 14-0 with a 2.36 ERA in 18 starts opposite a Orioles from 2006-11. In a 8 starts since, he is 1-4, 4.22. Lester faced a Orioles on Opening Day this deteriorate and authorised dual runs over 7 innings. In a diversion that was a messenger of bad times to come, a Sox mislaid 2-1.
Notes: This is a initial diversion of a doubleheader Saturday following Friday’s rainout. Game 2 starts during 7:15 p.m. … The Red Sox have mislaid 3 true and 9 of 13 as a Orioles come to Fenway. Baltimore has won 4 true and is commission points forward of Toronto in a division. … Lester is 3-0 with a 1.21 ERA in his final 4 starts. The Red Sox are 10-7 in a games he has started, 28-40 otherwise. … Gonzalez is 3-0, 3.13 in 5 appearances opposite a Sox, 3 of them starts. He has not faced them given final season. … Dustin Pedroia is 12 of his final 20, lifting his batting normal from .262 to .282. … Mike Napoli has during slightest one travel and one strikeout in 7 uninterrupted games. … Xander Bogaerts is hitless in his final 23 at-bats and 6 of his final 77. He has not had a double given Jun 6 or an RBI given Jun 17. His final strike with runners in scoring position was on May 29. He is 0 for 27 in such situations since. … Stephen Drew is 3 of his final 42 with one RBI. … A.J. Pierzynski has not strike a home run in 112 at-bats dating behind to May 24. He has one RBI in his final 42 at-bats. … The Sox are 15-20 opposite a AL East.
Song of a Day: “Bad Blood” by Bastille.