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Game 52 preview: Braves at Red Sox

Here are the lineups.

RED SOX (22-29)BRAVES (28-23)
Holt 3BHeyward RF
Bogaerts SSB. Upton CF
Pedroia 2BFreeman 1B
Ortiz DHJ. Upton LF
Pierzynski CJohnson 3B
Gomes LFDoumit DH
Sizemore RFLa Stella 2B
Nava 1BLaird C
Bradley Jr. CFPena SS
Pitching: RHP John Lackey (5-3, 3.58)Pitching: RHP Gavin Floyd (0-1, 2.49)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.

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Red Sox vs. Floyd: Ortiz 8-25, Pedroia 6-24, Sizemore 5-22, Carp 2-5, Gomes 0-3, Nava 0-2.

Braves vs. Lackey: Laird 3-30, B.J. Upton 6-2, Pena 1-6, J. Upton 0-3, Doumit 0-2.

Stat of the Day: Floyd is 3-0 in four career starts at Fenway Park, including a win in his last appearance in 2011 while pitching for the White Sox.

Notes: A 10-year reunion/celebration for the Red Sox 2004 World Series championship team will be held before the game. Players scheduled to attend include Johnny Damon, Pedro Martinez, Kevin Millar, Manny Ramirez, Derek Lowe, Keith Foulke, Jason Varitek, Tim Wakefield, Orlando Cabrera, Gabe Kapler, and Trot Nixon . . . The Red Sox have won two straight, but are 2-8 in their last 10 . . . Lackey, who went seven innings and allowed five hits and no earned runs last time out vs. the Rays (a no-decision), has only faced the Braves once, in 2005 (no decision) . . . Stephen Drew is expected to play 7-9 innings at shortstop for Triple A Pawtucket in its home game vs. Gwinnett Wednesday . . . Brock Holt has an eight-game hitting streak . . . Koji Uehara (5 saves, 0.87 ERA) pitched in back-to-back games Monday and Tuesday for the first time since May 3-4 . . . The Braves are second in the majors in team ERA at 2.93.

Follow Matt Pepin on Twitter at @mattpep15.
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