Found July 02, 2012 on Bloody Sox:
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Time: 10:05 PM ET TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI Red Sox (42-37) Nava LF Pedroia 2B Ortiz DH Saltalamacchia C Gonzalez 1B Ross RF Kalish CF Aviles SS Punto 3B Pitching: RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-2, 4.91) Athletics (38-42) TBA Pitching: RHP Jarrod Parker (4-3, 2.57)
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