Fausto Carmona (L), John Lackey (R)

After taking two-of-three from the Detroit Tigers, the Boston Red Sox will host the Cleveland Indians in the first of a four-game set to close out the homestand at Fenway Park.

This evening’s game will start at 7:10 p.m. and will be shown on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Indians television market, you can catch the game on STO. If you can’t catch the television broadcast, you can always listen to the game on the 2010 Red Sox radio network.

John Lackey makes his 22nd start of 2010 for the Red Sox and has pitched well as of late. In his previous 21 starts, he is 10-5 with a 4.26 ERA. He hasn’t faced the Indians in 2010 and is 6-6 with a 3.71 ERA in 14 career starts against them.

All-Star Fausto Carmona also is making his 22nd start of 2010 and is 10-8 with a 3.92 ERA. He’s faced the Red Sox once in 2010 back on June 7th, taking the loss after allowing three runs (two earned) in six innings.  Carmona’s made six appearances (four starts) against the Red Sox in his career and is 1-3 with a 5.16 ERA. He’s made three appearances (one start) at Fenway Park and is 0-2 with a 40.50 ERA.

Keep reading for lineups, batter/pitcher matchups and pregame links.

Here are tonight’s starting lineups:

Cleveland Indians44-61

Red Sox logo60-45

1. Trevor Crowe
CF 1. Marco Scutaro
2. Asdrubal Cabrera
SS 2. J.D. Drew
3. Shin-Soo Choo
RF 3. Kevin Youkilis
4. Carlos Santana
C 4. David Ortiz
5. Matt LaPorta
1B 5. Victor Martinez
6. Jordan Brown
DH 6. Adrian Beltre
7. Shelley Duncan
LF 7. Ryan Kalish
8. Jayson Nix
3B 8. Bill Hall
9. Jason Donald
SS 9. Eric Patterson
Fausto Carmona
SP John Lackey

Here’s how the hitters have fared against this afternoon’s starting pitchers in their careers:

Cleveland Indians vs Boston Red Sox batter/pitcher matchups

Mike Cameron has found himself back on the disabled list for the same injury that got him there in the first place. Daniel Nava has been called up from Triple-A Pawtucket to take Cameron’s spot on the 25-man roster. In 29 games with the Red Sox this season, Nava is hitting .286 with one home run and 16 RBIs.

And a happy 44th birthday goes out to Tim Wakefield.

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Cameron to the D.L., Nava back up [Clubhouse Insider]

Red Sox put Cameron on DL [ESPN Boston]

Time to get better against the worst [Extra Bases]

Big-league fun in the minors [Extra Bases]

Pedroia does a little running [Extra Bases]

Cameron returns to disabled list [Extra Bases]

Ellsbury will play at least one more rehab game [Full Count]

Imperfect resolution awaits Lowell situation [Full Count]

Trade deadline boosts stable of names [Full Count]

Red Sox pregame notes: Cameron’s guts, Ellsbury’s timetable, and more [Full Count]

Red Sox’ Hot Bats Look to Take Advantage of Indians’ Struggling Staff [NESN.com]

Rebuilding Indians Look to Develop Young Talent, Climb Into Contention by 2013 [NESN.com]

Tim Wakefield’s 44th Birthday Reminds Us of Over-40 Athletes Who Ignore Father Time [NESN.com]

Mike Cameron Placed on Disabled List, Replaced on Roster by Daniel Nava [NESN.com]

Terry Francona Says Red Sox Holding Onto Hope That Mike Cameron Can Avoid Season-Ending Surgery [NESN.com]

If you blow a save, should you get a win? [Projo Sox Blog]

No update on Lowell [Projo Sox Blog]

Ellsbury headed back to Pawtucket on Tuesday [Projo Sox Blog]

Pedroia, Varitek making steady progress [Projo Sox Blog]

Nava gets another call [Projo Sox Blog]

Abdominal issues land Cameron on DL [RedSox.com]

Photo credits: AP Photo, Getty Images