ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03:  Pitcher Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox watches game two of the American League Division Series against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim from the dug out at Angel Stadium on October 3, 2008 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Brett Anderson stole the show last night for the Oakland A’s as he threw a 2-hit complete game shutout at the Boston Red Sox. Tonight, the Red Sox will look to get back into the win column and maintain their 1-game lead over the New York Yankees in the AL East.

The game tonight will start at 7:10 PM EDT and will be televised in the Red Sox television market on NESN. If you live in the A’s television market, you can catch the game on Comcast SportsNet California. 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.

The Commander, Josh Beckett, hopes to kick A$$ and take names later for Terry Francona tonight. Named to the AL All-Star team on Sunday, Beckett is 9-3 with a 3.76 ERA in 16 starts. He didn’t face the A’s earlier this season and he is 2-3 with a 4.88 ERA in 5 career starts.

Bob Geren calls on lefty Dana Eveland to throw up another W in the win column. He’s appeared in 6 games this season (5 starts) and is 1-2 with a 7.40 ERA. He started against the Red Sox back on April 14th, receiving a no decision after giving up 5 runs in 4 2/3 innings. He’s made just 2 career starts against the local nine and is 0-2 with an 18.90 ERA (14 ER/6.2 innings). He’s made just 1 career start at Fenway Park and allowed 9 runs in just 2 innings.

With storms going through the area, the Red Sox have issued the following weather update:

The current weather forecast (provided by the Red Sox private weather service, Meteorlogix) in the vicinity of Fenway Park calls for the possibility of scattered rain showers to move through the area during the late afternoon and evening hours.

The Fenway Park gates will open at the regularly scheduled time of 5:10 p.m., and the Red Sox are hopeful that tonight’s game with the Oakland Athletics, which is scheduled to start at 7:10 p.m., will be played. However, the Red Sox want to alert our fans to the current forecast and to the possibility of delay.

This forecast is of course subject to change as the day progresses. Additional updates will be provided as necessary.

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Here are the lineups for tonight’s game:

Oakland Athletics35-46

Red Sox logo49-33

1. Adam Kennedy 2B 1. J.D. Drew RF
2. Orlando Cabrera SS 2. Dustin Pedroia 2B
3. Scott Hairston CF 3. Kevin Youkilis 3B
4. Matt Holliday LF 4. Jason Bay LF
5. Jason Giambi 1B 5. David Ortiz DH
6. Kurt Suzuki C 6. Jason Varitek C
7. Jack Cust DH 7. Jacoby Ellsbury CF
8. Ryan Sweeney RF 8. Nick Green SS
9. Mark Ellis 2B 9. Aaron Bates 1B
Dana Eveland SP Josh Beckett SP

Here is how the hitters have fared against tonight’s starting pitchers:

Oakland A's vs Boston Red Sox batter/pitcher matchups