Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Tim Wakefield gets a handshake as he walks into the dugout at the end of the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays in a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston on Tuesday, May 19, 2009. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

The Boston Red Sox look to end their 10-game road trip this afternoon with a sweep of the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park in Detroit.

The game this afternoon will start at 1:05 PM EDT and will be televised in the Red Sox television market on NESN. If you live in the Tigers television market, you can catch the game on FOX Sports Detroit. 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.

Tim Wakefield looks to put together a good outing for Terry Francona this afternoon to help the Red Sox to a sweep. On the season, Wake is 6-3 with a 4.55 ERA in 10 starts. He was 2-0 with 0.69 ERA in two starts in 2008 against the Tigers and is 15-10 with a 4.20 ERA in 34 games (22 starts) in his career. In 15 games (10 starts) in Detroit, Wake is 5-5 with 5.52 ERA.

Dontrelle Willis makes just his 5th start in 2009 and he is 1-2 with a 5.56 ERA. He has faced the Red Sox once in his career and that start came as a member of the Florida Marlins. In that game back on June 30 2006 in Miami, he went 7 innings, allowing 2 runs on 7 hits to pick up the win.

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Here are the lineups for this afternoon’s game:

Boston Red Sox31-22

Detroit Tigers28-23

1. Dustin Pedroia 2B 1. Clete Thomas RF
2. J.D, Drew DH 2. Ramon Santiago 2B
3. Kevin Youkilis 1B 3. Magglio Ordonez DH
4. Jason Bay LF 4. Miguel Cabrera 1B
5. Mike Lowell 3B 5. Curtis Granderson CF
6. Rocco Baldelli RF 6. Brandon Inge 3B
7. Jacoby Ellsbury CF 7. Ryan Raburn LF
8. Julio Lugo SS 8. Adam Everett SS
9. George Kottaras C 9. Dane Sardinha C
Tim Wakefield SP Dontrelle Willis SP

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

Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers matchups