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Game 82: Rays at Red Sox lineups and notes

Brayan Bello was 6-2 with a 2.81 ERA in nine games for Triple-A Worcester.Jim Davis/Globe Staff

It’s Brayan Bello day!

Yes, the Red Sox lost to the Rays Tuesday night 8-4 in a slog of a game that lasted 3:39 and felt even longer, but all eyes will be on Bello Wednesday night.

The most anticipated Red Sox prospect in years will make his major league debut after going 10-4 with a 2.33 ERA between Double A Portland and Triple A Worcester this season.

The Sox will be looking to take the rubber match of the series against Tampa Bay before the Yankees come to Fenway for a four-game series.

Here is a preview.



RAYS (44-37): Lowe RF, Diaz DH, Franco SS, Choi 1B, Arozarena LF, Walls 3B, Kiermaier CF, Mejia C, Brujan 2B.

Pitching: RHP Corey Kluber (3-5, 3.91 ERA)

RED SOX (45-36): Duran CF, Vázquez C, Martinez DH, Bogaerts SS, Verdugo LF, Story 2B, Cordero 1B, Arroyo 3B, Bradley RF.

Pitching: RHP Brayan Bello (major league debut)

Time: 7:10 p.m.

TV, radio: NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7

Rays vs. Bello: Has not faced any Tampa Bay batters

Red Sox vs. Kluber: Xander Bogaerts 5-20, Jackie Bradley Jr. 6-18, Bobby Dalbec 0-3, Rafael Devers 1-6, J.D. Martinez 9-31, Kevin Plawecki 2-3, Rob Refsnyder 0-3, Trevor Story 1-6, Alex Verdugo 2-3, Christian Vázquez 1-8

Stat of the day: Jarren Duran has reached base safely in 19 of his 36 plate appearances leading off an inning this season (.469 AVG, 15-for-32, 4 walks).

Notes: Bello has recorded 114 strikeouts over 85 innings in the minors this season. He was 6-2 with a 2.81 ERA in nine games for Triple-A Worcester. … Kluber has a 3-5 record and 4.63 ERA in 11 starts against the Red Sox. He allowed 11 hits and four runs in a five-inning start on April 22, a 4-3 Boston win. … Duran is batting .419 with five extra base hits in his last seven games. He is 5-for-6 in stolen base attempts this season. … Story leads the Sox in RBI (54) and stolen bases (10-for-10), and ranks second in home runs (14). … Martinez and Devers are tied for the team lead in doubles (27).


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