Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 6/18/13
Ben Whitehead Contributing Writer Good start to the double-header, as the Boston Red Sox (43-29) took down the Tampa Bay Rays (36-34) after a slight rain delay, 5-1. Alfredo Aceves did his job, going five innings and picking up the win to improve to 4-1 this season, mostly in spot starts. Now, the Red Sox turn to Felix Doubront to sweep the twin bill. Doubront is 4-3 with a 4.91 ERA and has showed some inconsistencies in his recent outings. Here is the lineup for Game 2 of the double header (first pitch – 8:05 pm EDT): 1. Ellsbury, CF 2. Victorino, RF 3. Pedroia, 2B 4. Ortiz, DH 5. Nava, 1B 6. Gomes, LF 7. Saltalamacchia, C 8. Drew, SS 9. Iglesias, 3B Doubront, P The Rays send rookie Jake Odorizzi to the bump. Odorizzi is 0-0 with an 8.03 ERA. Getting started at the top Boston’s first five hitters provided all the offense this afternoon, getting all eight hits and scoring/driving in all five runs. Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-5 with a triple and three runs scored. Shane Victori...
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