Here are the lineups:
|BREWERS (2-2)||RED SOX (2-2)|
|Gomez CF||Sizemore CF|
|Segura SS||Pedroia 2B|
|Lucroy DH||Nava LF|
|Ramirez 3B||Napoli DH|
|Davis LF||Carp 1B|
|Schafer RF||Bogaerts SS|
|Reynolds 1B||Pierzynski C|
|Gennett 2B||Middlebrooks 3B|
|Maldonado C||Bradley Jr. RF|
|Pitching: RHP Wily Peralta (11-15, 4.37 in 2013||Pitching: Clay Buchholz (12-1, 1.72 in 2013)|
Game time: 7:10 p.m.
Red Sox vs. Peralta: No history.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @peteabe.