Originally written on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 10/22/14
After being swept in Texas, the Boston Red Sox return home for a seven-game homestand. Tonight, they'll kick it off with the first of four games against the Minnesota Twins at historic Fenway Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. If you live in the Red Sox television market you can catch the game on NESNPlus. If you live in the Twins television market, you can catch the game on Fox Sports North. And if you can't catch the game on television, you can always listen on the 2013 Red Sox Radio Network. Dr. Clay Buchholz looks to make it seven straight wins in his seventh start of 2013. In his previous six starts, Buchholz is 6-0 with an 1.01 ERA. He made two starts against the Twins in 2012 and was 1-0 with a 3.65 ERA. Buchholz has made five career starts against the Twinkies and is 3-1 with a 4.25 ERA. After three years in the NL, Vance Worley makes his seventh start of 2013 in the AL for the Twins. In his previous six starts, Worley is 0-4 with a 7.22 ERA. His lone career start against the Red Sox came in 2011 when he picked up the win after allowing one run in seven innings of work. Tonight will mark his first start at the Fens. To see today's lineups, batter/pitcher matchups as well as the links from the local media, please click on the continue reading button below if you're on the home page. 20-11 1. Jamey Carroll 2B 1. Jacoby Ellsbury CF 2. Joe Mauer C 2. Shane Victorino RF 3. Josh Willingham LF 3. Dustin Pedroia 2B 4. Justin Morneau 1B 4. David Ortiz DH 5. Chris Parmelee RF 5. Mike Napoli 1B 6. Trevor Plouffe 3B 6. Daniel Nava LF 7. Oswaldo Arcia DH 7. Jarrod Saltalamacchia C 8. Aaron Hicks CF 8. Will Middlebrooks 3B 9. Pedro Florimon SS 9. Stephen Drew SS Vance Worley SP Clay Buchholz SP Notes: Andrew Bailey has been placed on the 15-day DL. Craig Breslow has been activated from the disabled list to take Bailey's place on the roster. And here is how the hitters have fared against the starting pitchers during the regular season over their careers. More links will be added if/when they become available so please check back often. Sox put Andrew Bailey on 15-day disabled list [clubhouse insider] Time for Sox to respond, not panic [csn new england] How will 'spitball' talk affect Buchholz? [csn new england] Otis Nixon arrested with 'a crack pipe in his pocket' [csn new england] Farrell: Breslow won't be a lefty specialist [csn new england] Morning report: Clean or breaking bad? [espn boston] Power Rankings: Sox lead the pack [espn boston] Buchholz in spotlight for Sox-Twins [espn boston] Buchholz will be watched closely in start vs. Twins [extra bases] Bailey heads to DL; Breslow activated [extra bases] It’s official: Jackie Bradley Jr. won’t be eligible for free agency after 2018 [full count] John Farrell: ‘Nothing to hide’ for Clay Buchholz [full count] A Series Matter: Red Sox-Twins and Rebounding [projo sox blog] With a month to go before the June draft, it's crunch time for prospects, too [projo sox blog] Andrew Bailey to the DL, Craig Breslow activated [projo sox blog] Buchholz eyes seventh win in opener against Twins [redsox.com] Muscle strains are way of life for all athletes [redsox.com] All eyes (and arms) on Clay Buchholz: Red Sox ace holds key to Sox staff [alex speier - weei.com] Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Fac ebook as well. photo credits: getty images, getty images

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