Here are the lineups:
|RED SOX (28-35)||ORIOLES (32-30)|
|Holt LF||Markakis RF|
|Bogaerts 3B||Machado 3B|
|Pedroia 2B||Jones DH|
|Ortiz DH||Davis 1B|
|Napoli 1B||Cruz LF|
|Nava RF||Hardy SS|
|Pierzynski C||Lough CF|
|Sizemore CF||Joseph C|
|Herrera SS||Flaherty 2B|
|Pitching: RHP Brandon Workman (0-0, 3.74).||Pitching: RHP Chris Tillman (5-2, 5.20).|
Game time: 7:05 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN, MLB Network / WEEI.
Red Sox vs. Tillman: Pedroia 10-32, Nava 5-23, Ortiz 2-19, Napoli 5-18, Pierzynski 3-15, Drew 3-9, Bogaerts 0-6, Bradley 3-7, Sizemore 2-8, Gomes 0-3, Holt 0-2, Ross 0-2.
Orioles vs. Workman: Hardy 0-1, Machado 1-1, Young 0-1, Cruz 0-1, Flaherty 0-1, Jones 0-1, Markakis 0-1, Schoop 0-1.
Stat of the Day: The Red Sox are 8-16 since May 15. They are hitting .241 with a .660 OPS in those 24 games and averaging 3.5 runs. Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz are hitting .208 in that stretch with 10 extra-base hits and 21 RBIs.
Notes: The Sox have lost six of seven on their road trip thanks largely to going 8 of 52 (.154) with runners in scoring position and leaving 55 runners on base. … The Sox are 27-36 against the Orioles since the start of the 2011 season and 30-39 since Buck Showalter became manager. … Workman has allowed eight earned runs on 13 hits and eight walks over 15.1 innings in three starts. … Tillman has a 12.56 ERA and 2.51 WHIP in his last four starts. He has faced the Red Sox twice this season and allowed four earned runs over 10 innings. Tillman is 5-1, 2.59 in his last 11 starts against the Sox. … Brock Holt has hit in nine straight at 17 of 41 with six RBIs. … Adam Jones is hitting .455/.457/.848 in eight games this month with 10 RBIs. … Burke Badenhop has not allowed an earned run since April 18, a span of 22 games and 26.1 innings.
Song of the Day: “Same Old Song and Dance” by Aerosmith.Peter Abraham can be reached at email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter @peteabe.