BOSTON - APRIL 8: Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox throws against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park, April 8, 2009, in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

After Dustin Pedroia’s two-run homer gave the Boston Red Sox a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in game 1, the two teams are back at it again in the back end of the doubleheader.

The second game of the doubleheader is scheduled to start at 5:00 p.m. and the game will be televised 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 the television isn’t your cup of tea, you can catch the game on one of the many affiliates of the Red Sox Radio Network.

After throwing 23 pitches on Friday night before the game was called, Jon Lester will be back on the mound in the second game of the doubleheader for Terry Francona. Lester has made 28 starts this season and is 12-7 with a 3.44 ERA. He’s made four starts this season against the Rays and is 1-2 with a 6.75 ERA. In eleven career starts against the Rays, he is 5-2 with a 4.50 ERA. Lester is 5-3 with a 3.39 ERA in 12 starts at Fenway Park this season.

James Shields was also the scheduled starter on Friday night and will start again this afternoon. He’s made 29 starts this season and is 9-10 with a 4.02 ERA. He’s made three starts this season against the Red Sox and is 1-2 with a 5.79 ERA. Shields is 3-6 with a 5.40 ERA in eleven career starts against the Red Sox. He’s lost all five career starts at Fenway Park and has a 9.00 ERA there.

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Here are the lineups for this afternoon’s second game:

Tampa Bay Rays72-70

Red Sox logo83-58

1. Jason Bartlett SS 1. Jacoby Ellsbury CF
2. Carl Crawford DH 2. Dustin Pedroia 2B
3. Evan Longoria 3B 3. Victor Martinez 1B
4. Ben Zobrist 2B 4. J.D. Drew RF
5. Willy Aybar 1B 5. Jason Bay LF
6. Gabe Kapler RF 6. David Ortiz DH
7. Dioner Navarro C 7. Mike Lowell 3B
8. B.J. Upton CF 8. Jason Varitek C
9. Fernando Perez LF 9. Alex Gonzalez SS
James Shields SP Jon Lester SP

And here is how the hitters have fared against this afternoon’s starting pitchers.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox batter/pitcher matchups