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 game on television, you can always listen on the 2013 Red Sox Radio Network.
John Lackey toes the slab for the 18th time in 2013. In his previous 17 starts, Lackey is 7-7 with a 2.95 ERA. He picked up the win in his lone start against the Orioles after allowing two runs in seven innings back on June 15th. He's made 20 career starts against the O's and is 12-4 with a 3.31 ERA. 10 of those starts have come at Camden Yards where he is 5-3 with a 3.38 ERA.
Chris Tillman hits the mound for the 21st time in 2013. In his previous 20 starts, Tillman is 12-3 with a 3.84 ERA. He's made two starts against the Red Sox this season and is 1-0 with a 1.59 ERA (2 ER/11.1 IP). He's made seven career starts against the visiting nine and is 2-1 with a 2.48 ERA.
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|1. Jacoby Ellsbury||CF||1. Nate McLouth||LF|
|2. Shane Victorino||RF||2. Manny Machado||3B|
|3. Dustin Pedroia||2B||3. Nick Markakis||RF|
|4. David Ortiz||DH||4. Adam Jones||CF|
|5. Mike Napoli||1B||5. Chris Davis||1B|
|6. Daniel Nava||LF||6. Matt Wieters||C|
|7. Jarrod Saltalamacchia||C||7. J.J. Hardy||SS|
|8. Stephen Drew||SS||8. Henry Urrutia||DH|
|9. Jose Iglesias||3B||9. Brian Roberts||2B|
|John Lackey||SP||Chris Tilman||SP|
Here is how the hitters have fared against the starting pitchers during the regular season over their careers.
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