Boston Red Sox Game 109 Notes: Rick Porcello Looking To Keep Indians In The Ballpark
Here are the lineups:
|RED SOX (59-49)||INDIANS (57-48)|
|Mookie Betts RF||Bradley Zimmer OF|
|Andrew Benintendi LF||Francisco Lindor SS|
|Eduardo Nuñez 2B||Michael Brantley OF|
|Hanley Ramirez DH||Jose Ramirez 2B|
|Rafael Devers 3B||Edwin Encarnacion DH|
|Xander Bogaerts SS||Carlos Santana 1B|
|Mitch Moreland 1B||Brandon Guyer OF|
|Christian Vazquez C||Roberto Perez C|
|Jackie Bradley Jr. CF||Giovanny Urshela 3B|
|Pitching: RHP Rick Porcello (4-14, 4.55).||Pitching: RHP Trevor Bauer (9-8, 5.25).|
Sandy Leon is once again out of the lineup with swelling in his knee from Saturdays slide at home plate. Vazquez is the only healthy catcher on the roster at the moment.
Game time:7:10 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN, ESPN / WEEI.
The Red Sox do not have a ton of experience against Bauer, but the Indians do have several hitters who have faced Rick Porcello a ton.
Red Sox vs. Bauer: Nunez 2-9, Bogaerts 1-8, Ramirez 4-7, Betts 3-7, Moreland 0-6, Holt 3-5, Bradley 1-3, Benintendi 1-2, Leon 1-2.
Indians vs. Porcello: Santana 12-43, Encarnacion 13-40, Brantley 8-33, Gomes 5-13, Lindor 2-9, Ramirez 2-8, Perez 3-5, Jackson 0-3, Urshela 2-3.
A win on Wednesday will help keep the Red Sox in first place or a share of first place with the New York Yankees.