Here are the lineups:
|RED SOX (57-74)||BLUE JAYS (66-65)|
|Holt SS||Reyes SS|
|Pedroia 2B||Cabrera LF|
|Cespedes LF||Bautista RF|
|Napoli DH||Lind DH|
|Nava RF||Encarnacion 1B|
|Craig 1B||Rasmus CF|
|Middlebrooks 3B||Francisco 3B|
|Betts CF||Thole C|
|Vazquez C||Kawasaki 2B|
|Pitching: RHP Rubby De La Rosa (4-5, 3.69).||Pitching: RHP R.A. Dickey (10-12, 4.08).|
Game time: 7:07 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.
Red Sox vs. Dickey: Pedroia 3-21, Johnson 4-18, Ortiz 6-18, Napoli 5-16, Cespedes 3-12, Nava 3-11, Middlebrooks 3-8, Ross 1-8, Holt 1-4, Vazquez 1-3, Craig 0-1.
Blue Jays vs. De La Rosa: Bautista 2-4, Reyes 2-7, Cabrera 1-5, Navarro 2-5, Francisco 4-5, Kawasaki 1-4, Valencia 0-4, Rasmus 2-7.
Stat of the Day: Yoenis Cespedes is 7 of his last 16 with two doubles, a home run and six RBIs over the last four games.
Notes: The Sox are 4-10 against the Jays but 4-4 at Rogers Centre. … Toronto is on the verge of falling out of contention. The Blue Jays are nine games out in the division and 5.5 out in the wild card. … De La Rosa has faced the Blue Jays twice this season, in back-to-back outings in July. He pitched well at Fenway and poorly in Toronto. All told: 10 innings, 18 hits, 9 earned runs. … Dickey has owned the Sox this season, allowing six earned runs over 19.1 innings. He has walked two and struck out 21.
Song of the Day: “Girl of the North Country” by Johnny Cash.