Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/11/13
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Ben Whitehead Contributing Writer Boy, was Jon Lester masterful Friday night or what? Now, Clay Buchholz needs to duplicate his performance (with or without sunscreen). The Boston Red Sox (22-14) go for their third series win against this Toronto Blue Jays (13-24) this season. Buchholz (6-0, 1.40 ERA) will be facing the Blue Jays for the first time since last week’s accusations arose by Jays’ broadcasters Dirk Hayhurst and Jack Morris, claiming Buchholz was using a foreign substance on his left forearm to doctor the baseball. Here’s Boston’s lineup for Game 2 of this weekend set (first pitch – 1:35 pm EDT): 1. Ellsbury, CF 2. Victorino, RF 3. Pedroia, 2B 4. Ortiz, DH 5. Napoli, 1B 6. Gomes, LF 7. Middlebrooks, 3B 8. Drew, SS 9. Ross, C Buchholz, P Mark Buehrle, who was roughed up in his previous start against the Red Sox, will be on the mound this afternoon for the Blue Jays. Buehrle is 1-2 with a 7.02 ERA in seven starts. In his start against Boston last week, Buehrle gave up ...
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