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5:54 p.m.: Daniel Nava will return to the Red Sox’ lineup Friday. Nava has only played in one of the last four games, and he was scheduled to sit out Thursday’s series finale against the Rays before it got rained out.
Jonny Gomes has been given more of an opportunity lately, and John Farrell said that matchups have dictated his lineup decisions. Gomes is typically tough on lefties, and the Red Sox faced two against the Rays in Matt Moore and David Price. The Sox will face right-hander Chris Tillman on Friday.
Friday’s complete lineups are below.
Red Sox (61-42)
Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
Shane Victorino, RF
Dustin Pedroia, 2B
David Ortiz, DH
Mike Napoli, 1B
Daniel Nava, LF
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
Stephen Drew, SS
Jose Iglesias, 3B
John Lackey, RHP (7-7, 2.95 ERA)
Nate McLouth, LF
Manny Machado, 3B
Nick Markakis, RF
Adam Jones, CF
Chris Davis, 1B
Matt Wieters, C
J.J. Hardy, SS
Henry Urrutia, DH
Brian Roberts, 2B
Chris Tillman, RHP (12-3, 3.84 ERA)
8 a.m. ET: The Red Sox esc...
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I’m not the type for sentimental tangents, unless we’re talking about tiny zebras, which are cute as all hell and f$%king awesome. So I won’t wax rhapsodic about John Lackey’s rebirth as local hero.
All I’m going to say is that if there was anybody I’d want to see on the hill, facing one of toughest division rivals and defending our position atop the AL East, it’d...
Chris Tillman has become the pitcher the Orioles can depend on.
Tillman worked seven exceptional innings allowing just two hits and winning his 13th game of the season.
His great outing enabled the Orioles to break their three-game losing streak with a 6-0 win over the Boston Red Sox before 39063 at Oriole Park on Friday night.
The Orioles (58-46) had been held to six runs in their...
John Lackey was in line to start Thursday’s contest against the Tampa Bay Rays, but after that game was washed out, Lackey will now take the hill Friday in the series opener against the Orioles.
The Red Sox have dropped five of their last eight games, hitting just .225 during the skid. Dustin Pedroia, who will bat third in the lineup, has struggled as of late, notching just one...
Chris Tillman pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, Adam Jones homered twice and the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Boston Red Sox 6-0 Friday night to end a three-game skid.
The loss dropped the Red Sox a percentage point behind Tampa Bay in the AL East, pending the Rays' game against the Yankees. Boston, which has dropped six of nine, had been alone atop the division since...
It will be up to John Lackey to keep the Boston Red Sox (61-42) in first place in the AL East. With the Tampa Bay Rays (60-42) just a half-game back and looking to take three of four from the Sox, tonight’s game means much more than just a July intra-division clash.
Boston has been in first place in the East for nearly two months and would like...
By the time Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman strode to the
mound last night at Camden Yards and fired his first pitch toward home plate,
the Red Sox were clinging to a threadbare half-game lead over the Tampa Bay
Rays in the American League East.
When the game ended some two-and-a-half hours later,
Baltimore reliever Jim Johnson had given up one hit – one of only four the Sox...
There is one team in the AL East that has been a thorn in the side of Red Sox Nation. That team is the Baltimore Orioles, who at this point in the season are the only division rival to hold a winning record (5-2) against the Boston Red Sox.
The Red Sox (61-42) get a chance to even that record, but things won’t be easy, as they open up a weekend...
(Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)For the third time in four games, dominant pitching performances have shut down the Red Sox offense—last night it was Chris Tillman in a 6-0 O's win. The Boston loss dropped them into second place for the first time in 60 days, falling behind the surging Rays. Tillman allowed just two hits over seven innings—as Boston's trade deadline priorities...
There has been a lot of talk about the character of this year’s Red Sox team. They have shown grit, determination, a willingness to play together and the ability to win.
Great chemistry is easy when you’re mashing the ball, celebrating walk-offs, trading high fives and in first place for 60 straight days. It’s quite another thing when you’re...
The Red Sox had been atop the American League East for 60 straight days since reclaiming the division lead on May 27. They’ll need to start a new streak.
Chris Tillman completely shut down Boston’s offense and the Orioles launched four home runs as Baltimore coasted to a 6-0 victory Friday. The Rays, meanwhile, took care of the Yankees, meaning that Tampa Bay now holds a half...
Note: Pitching matchups are subject to change
Friday, July 26 @ 7:05 PM
John Lackey, RHP (7-7, 2.95) vs Chris Tillman, RHP (12-3, 3.84)
TV: NESN, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio
Saturday, July 27 @ 7:05 PM
Ryan Dempster, RHP (5-8, 4.28) vs Scott Feldman, RHP (9-7, 3.75)
TV: NESN, MLB Network, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network...
By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
JULY 26, 2002
GAME 101 - ANGELS AT MARINERS
SEATTLE – The Angels have spent all season chasing the Seattle Mariners, and in a series opener before 45,559 at Safeco Field, they caught them.
Rookie starter John Lackey threw eight scoreless innings, scattering six hits, and eight different Angels had at least one hit in the...
After being rained out last night, the Boston Red Sox head to the home of The Wire for a three-game matchup with the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. The game will broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Rays television market, you can catch the game on MASN. And if you can't catch the...
After falling last night, the Boston Red Sox look to avoid falling out of first place tonight and gain a split of the four-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays at historic Fenway Park.
First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. The game will broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Rays television market, you can catch the game on Sun Sports. And if you...
4:41 p.m.: Daniel Nava returned to the Red Sox’ lineup for Friday’s series opener, but he struggled. He struck out three times in the loss, including once with the bases loaded in the first inning.
Nava won’t be in Saturday’s starting lineup. John Farrell has instead penciled Mike Carp into left field. Carp will bat sixth — sandwiched by Mike Napoli and Jarrod Saltalamacchia...