Sports

Game 5 preview: Brewers at Red Sox

Clay Buchholz went 12-1 last season.

Getty Images

Clay Buchholz went 12-1 last season.

Here are the lineups:

BREWERS (2-2)RED SOX (2-2)
Gomez CFSizemore CF
Segura SSPedroia 2B
Lucroy DHNava LF
Ramirez 3BNapoli DH
Davis LFCarp 1B
Schafer RFBogaerts SS
Reynolds 1BPierzynski C
Gennett 2BMiddlebrooks 3B
Maldonado CBradley Jr. RF
Pitching: RHP Wily Peralta (11-15, 4.37 in 2013Pitching: Clay Buchholz (12-1, 1.72 in 2013)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.

Advertisement

TV/Radio: NESN/WEEI

Red Sox vs. Peralta: No history.

Get Sports Headlines in your inbox:
The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning.
Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here

Brewers vs. Buchholz: Overbay 7-28, Reynolds 3-12, Gomes 0-3.

Stat of the Day: Buchholz has made 121 starts in the majors but only five in interleague games before tonight. He has been on the disabled list during June in each of the last four seasons, a time in the schedule when interleague games were played prior to the new format.

Hot hitters: Bogaerts is 5 of 13 with three walks and Pedroia 8 of 19. But neither player has driven in a run. … After going 2 for 37 with 13 strikeouts in spring training, Ortiz is 6 for 17 with two strikeouts in the games that count.

Advertisement

Notes: The Red Sox have put 54 players on base in 36 innings, but have scored only 13 runs thanks to 3-of-31 hitting (.097) with runners in scoring position. The Sox have stranded 33 runners, 16 in scoring position. … Peralta, the guy who took a tumble during introductions on Friday, is a 24-year-old making his 38th major league start. He is facing the Red Sox for the first time. He is 1-3, 3.60 in four interleague starts. … Milwaukee starters have allowed only five earned runs over 26.2 innings the season. … The Sox are 9-0-3 in their last 12 interleague series.

Song of the Day: “I Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down” by Elvis Costello and the Attractions.

Peter Abraham can be reached at pabraham@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @peteabe.
Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.