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Saturday Red Sox Delight – 6/8

After being rained out last night, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Boston Red Sox will play their three game set in two days. First up is the first game of a day/night doubleheader (1:05 p.m., 7:15 p.m.)

First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Angels television market, you can catch the game on Fox Sports West. And if you can't catch the game on television, you can always listen on the 2013 Red Sox Radio Network.

Felix Doubront gets the nod in game one as he makes his 10th start (11th appearance). In his previous 10 appearances (nine starts), Doubront is 4-2 with a 4.88 ERA. He's made one career appearance against the Halos and that came in 2010 when he allowed two hits in a scoreless inning of work.

Tommy Hanson makes his seventh start of 2013 for the Angels. In his previous six starts, Hanson is 2-2 with a 4.19 ERA. His lone career start against the Red Sox came in 2009 as a member of the Atlanta Braves when he picked up the win after throwing six shutout innings. Today will mark his first career Fenway Park start.

To see today's lineups, batter/pitcher matchups as well as the links from the local media, please click on the continue reading button below if you're on the home page.

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim26-34 Boston Red Sox37-24
1. Mike Trout CF 1. Jacoby Ellsbury CF
2. Josh Hamilton RF 2. Daniel Nava RF
3. Albert Pujols DH 3. Dustin Pedroia 2B
4. Mark Trumbo 1B 4. David Ortiz DH
5. Howie Kendrick 2B 5. Mike Napoli 1B
6. Alberto Callaspo 3B 6. Jarrod Saltalamacchia C
7. Chris Iannetta C 7. Mike Carp LF
8. Erick Aybar SS 8. Stephen Drew SS
9. J.B. Shuck LF 9. Jose Iglesias 3B
Tommy Hanson SP Felix Doubront SP

And here is how the hitters have fared against the starting pitchers during the regular season over their careers.

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim @ Boston Red Sox batter/pitcher matchups

More links will be added if/when they become available so please check back often.

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Iglesias becomes a hit [boston herald]

Sox stick to draft plan [boston herald]

Angels’ stars rather dim [boston herald]

Shane Victorino set to be activated tonight [clubhouse insider]

Sox took 'best player' in Ball [csn new england]

Sox select six pitchers on second day of draft [csn new england]

Kalish progressing in rehab [csn new england]

Hard to criticize for walking Pedroia [csn new england]

Sox Notes: Victorino expects to play night cap [csn new england]

Ball projects as 'top of the rotation starter' [espn boston]

Pedroia keys Sox's defensive excellence [espn boston]

Ciriaco could become odd infielder out [espn boston]

Lackey pays tribute to late Dr. Yocum [espn boston]

Draft analysis: Day 2 picks [espn boston]

Doubront starts Game 1 [espn boston]

Victorino expected to return for Game 2 [espn boston]

Victorino could rejoin Red Sox on Saturday [extra bases]

What the Red Sox saw when scouting Trey Ball, Teddy Stankiewicz [full count]

How cheating death (five times) has molded Jonny Gomes [full count]

Red Sox-Angels series preview [full count]

David Ortiz thought Red Sox signing Josh Hamilton ‘was going to happen’ [full count]

Red Sox pregame notes: Shane Victorino ready to play, Franklin Morales could start Wednesday [full count]

David Ortiz Shows Up to Support Bruins in Game 4 After Red Sox Game Rained Out (Photo) [nesn.com]

Daniel Nava’s Start to 2013 Season Shows Teams Don’t Need to Sign Top-Tier Free Agents Like Josh Hamilton to Win (Video) [nesn.com]

Victorino likely to be activated for second game of doubleheader [projo sox blog]

John Farrell's son Luke drafted in sixth round [projo sox blog]

Following rainout, Halos and Sox meet up at Fenway [redsox.com]

Swinging for the fences with Trey Ball: What Red Sox saw in the left-hander [alex speier – weei.com]

Thirteen former Red Sox first-rounders, and what scouts had to say at the time [touching all the bases]

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