After losing last night 5-3, the Boston Red Sox look to get back on track in the second game of a four-game set with the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.
First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. and will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Indians television market, you can catch the game on SportsTime Ohio (STO). If you can't catch the television broadcast, you can always listen to it on the Red Sox radio network.
Clay Buchholz looks for his 10th win of 2012 in his 20th start. In his previous 19 starts, Buchholz is 9-3 with a 4.48 ERA. He picked up the win in his only start of 2012 against the Tribe after allowing three runs in 6.1 innings of work. Buchholz has made four career starts against the Indians and is 1-1 with a 5.32 ERA. He's made two starts at Progressive Field where he is 0-1 with a 3.14 ERA (5 ER/14.1 IP).
Chris Seddon makes just his third apperance (second start) for the Erie Warriors this season. In his previous two starts (one appearance), Seddon has no record with a 7.71 ERA (4 ER/4.2 IP). He has not faced the Red Sox this season and is 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA (0 ER/4.2 IP).in three career appearances.
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Here are today's lineups:55-58 52-60 1. Jacoby Ellsbury CF 1. Ezequiel Carrera
LF 2. Mike Aviles SS 2. Asdrubal Cabrera
SS 3. Dustin Pedroia
2B 3. Shin-Soo Choo
RF 4. Adrian Gonzalez
1B 4. Carlos Santana
C 5. Cody Ross
RF 5. Michael Brantley
CF 6. Will Middlebrooks 3B 6. Shelley Duncan
DH 7. Ryan Lavarnway
DH 7. Casey Kotchman 1B 8. Kelly Shoppach
C 8. Jack Hannahan
3B 9. Scott Podsednik
LF 9. Jason Donald 2B Clay Buchholz
SP Chris Seddon
And here is how the hitters have fared against today's starting pitchers:
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On postgame beer drinking in Red Sox' clubhouse [clubhouse insider]
Explaining why John Lackey is with the Red Sox during surgery rehab [clubhouse insider]
Mullen on the Minors: Couch adjust to changing role [csn new england]
Veteran OF Podsednik re-joins Red Sox [csn new england]
Buchholz tries to lift fading Sox [espn boston]
If it's coming, Red Sox run must start soon [espn boston]
Two months into Triple-A stint, Mark Prior still battling [projo sox blog]
Buchholz looks to right Red Sox's ship vs. Tribe [redsox.com]
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