Here are the lineups:
|RED SOX (56-68)||ANGELS (73-50)|
|Holt RF||Calhoun RF|
|Pedroia 2B||Trout CF|
|Ortiz DH||Pujols 1B|
|Napoli 1B||Hamilton LF|
|Nava LF||Kendrick 2B|
|Middlebrooks 3B||Aybar SS|
|Bogaerts SS||Freese 3B|
|Betts CF||Boesch DH|
|Vazquez C||Iannetta C|
|Pitching: RHP Allen Webster (3-1, 4.79).||Pitching: RHP Jered Weaver (13-7, 3.66).|
Game time: 7:10 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.
Red Sox vs. Weaver: Ortiz 11-40, Pedroia 7-37, Napoli 10-29, Cespedes 4-13, Holt 2-4, Nava 1-6, Bogaerts 0-3, Johnson 1-3, Middlebrooks 1-3, Vazquez 1-3.
Angels vs. Webster: Aybar 0-3, Calhoun 2-3, Freese 0-2, Hamilton 0-2, Iannetta 1-3, Kendrick 1-3, Navarro 0-2, Pujols 0-2, Trout 0-2.
Stat of the Day: Yoenis Cespedes is 3 for 23 on the homestand and has walked once in 65 plate appearances with the Red Sox. Going back to his time with Oakland, Cespedes has walked once in his last 21 games and 90 plate appearances.
Notes: The Red Sox have lost three of four and the Angels have won five of six to move into first place in the AL West. … The pitching matchup is a rematch of Aug. 8 when the Red Sox beat the Angels, 4-2. Webster allowed two runs over 6.2 innings and Weaver four over six innings. … Weaver is 4-6 with a 4.11 ERA in 15 career starts against the Red Sox. … The Sox are 8-8 this month. … Brock Holt has a 12-game hit streak. … Dustin Pedroia is 31 of his last 86 (.360). … Xander Bogaerts is 3 of his last 34 and hitless in his last 16 at-bats. … Burke Badenhop has not allowed a run in his last 7.1 innings. … Edward Mujica has gone 8.2 innings without allowing an earned run. … The Sox have made 74 errors, six fewer than they did all last season. … The Sox were 1 of 21 with runners in scoring position and left 21 men on base the last two games.
Song of the Day: “Stranded” by Heart.