Jon Lester (L), Aaron Harang (R)

After ending their ten-game losing streak yesterday, the Boston Red Sox look to make it two wins in a row tonight in the finale of a two-game set with the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field in Atlanta, GA.

First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Braves television market, you can catch the game on SportsSouth. If you don’t live in either market, you’re in luck as ESPN will have coverage of the game (outside of Red Sox and Braves television markets). You can also catch the game online on WatchESPN where available. And if you can’t catch the game on television, you can always listen on the 2014 Red Sox Radio Network.

Jon Lester makes his 11th start of the 2014 campaign. In his previous 10 starts, Lester is 4-6 with a 3.36 ERA. He last faced the Braves in 2012 when he took the loss after allowing three runs in seven innings of work. He’s made two career starts against them and is 1-1 with a 2.77 ERA. His lone start at Turner Field came in 2006 when he picked up the win after allowing a run in six innings of work.

Aaron Harang also makes his 11th start of 2014. In his previous 10 starts, Harang is 4-4 with a 3.32 ERA. He made one start against the Red Sox in 2013 as a member of the Seattle Mariners where he took the loss after allowing seven runs in five innings of work. He’s made four career starts against the Red Sox and is 2-2 with a 5.64 ERA.

Boston Red Sox21-29 Alanta Braves28-22
1. Brock Holt 3B 1. Jason Heyward RF
2. Xander Bogaerts SS 2. B.J. Upton CF
3. Dustin Pedroia 2B 3. Freddie Freeman 1B
4. David Ortiz 1B 4. Justin Upton LF
5. Jonny Gomes RF 5. Evan Gattis C
6. Grady Sizemore LF 6. Chris Johnson 3B
7. David Ross C 7. Andrelton Simmons SS
8. Jackie Bradley, Jr. CF 8. Tyler Pastornicky 2B
9. Jon Lester P 9. Aaron Harang P
Jon Lester SP Aaron Harang SP


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

Boston Red Sox @ Atlanta Braves Batter/Pitcher Matchups

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