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    Game 89 preview: White Sox at Red Sox

    Here are the lineups:

    RED SOX (39-49)WHITE SOX (42-47)
    Holt RFEaton CF
    Nava LFBeckham 2B
    Pedroia 2BAbreu 1B
    Ortiz DHDunn DH
    Napoli 1BRamirez SS
    Drew SSViciedo RF
    Pierzynski CDe Aza LF
    Bradley Jr. CFFlowers C
    Bogaerts 3BGarcia 3B
    Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (3-4, 6.22).Pitching: RHP Scott Carroll (2-5, 5.05).

    Game time: 7:10 p.m.

    TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.


    Red Sox vs. Carroll: No history.

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    White Sox vs. Buchholz: Ramirez 4-17, Konerko 7-15, De Aza 3-10, Dunn 0-7, Sierra 2-9, Viciedo 1-9, Beckham 1-8, Gillaspie 0-6, Abreu 0-3, Nieto 2-3, Flowers 1-2.

    Stat of the Day: The Red Sox have won 13 of their last 17 games against the White Sox.

    Notes: The last-place Red Sox have lost two straight, five of six and 11 of 16 games. Only the Rangers (38-50) and Astros (36-54) are lower in the American League. … The Sox start the day 14th in the league in runs per game (3.79), tied for 12th in home runs (66), 14th in steals (25) and 15th in slugging (.369). … Buchholz is making his third start since coming off the disabled list. He has allowed five runs over his last 13.2 innings without a walk. Buchholz is 2-2, 4.10 in seven career starts against the White Sox. He took a no-decision on April 16 at Chicago, allowing two earned runs over six innings. … Carroll, a 29-year-old rookie, is making his eighth start of the season. He has never faced the Red Sox. … Ortiz has 11 RBIs in his last 12 games. … Bradley is hitting .295/.340/.386 in his last 12 games. … The Sox made 80 errors in 162 games last season. They have 52 over 88 games so far this season. … The Sox are 21-24 at home.

    Song of the Day: “Out Of My League” by Fitz and the Tantrums.

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