Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 6/26/13
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Ben Whitehead Contributing Writer That was the start the Boston Red Sox (46-33) needed to kick-off their nine-game home-stand. The Sox pounded out 20 hits en route to an 11-4 win over the Colorado Rockies (39-39). The finale of this short two-game series pits Boston’s John Lackey against the Rockies’ Roy Oswalt. Lackey is 4-5 this season, but boasts a 3.03 ERA. The Sox will attempt to duplicate last night’s performance, which included five doubles, to back Lackey, just as they did with Ryan Dempster. Here is the lineup for the Red Sox (first pitch – 4:05 pm EDT): 1. Ellsbury, CF 2. Victorino, RF 3. Pedroia, 2B 4. Ortiz, DH 5. Napoli, 1B 6. Nava, LF 7. Saltalamacchia, C 8. Drew, SS 9. Iglesias, 3B Lackey, P Oswalt has made one start for the Rockies since signing on May 3. He is 0-1 with a 7.20 ERA after allowing four runs on nine hits while striking out 11 in five innings against the Nationals. Hits on hits on hits Every Red Sox player in the lineup recorded a hit last night. I...
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