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    Game 48: Red Sox at Rangers

    Here are the lineups:

    RED SOX (21-26)RANGERS (23-24)
    Pedroia 2BDeShields Jr. CF
    Betts CFChoo RF
    Sandoval 3BFielder DH
    Ramirez DHBeltre 3B
    Napoli 1BHamilton LF
    Holt LFMoreland 1B
    Bogaerts SSAndrus SS
    Swihart CRosales 2B
    Castillo RFChirinos C
    Pitching: LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (season debut)Pitching: RHP Nick Martinez (4-0, 1.96).

    Game time: 8:05 p.m.

    TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.


    Red Sox vs. Martinez: No history.

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    Rangers vs. Rodriguez: No history.

    Stat of the Day: Mike Napoli, David Ortiz, Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval are hitting .235. They came into the season hitting .286 as a group.

    Welcome aboard: Eduardo Rodriguez, who turned 22 in April, was 4-3 with a 2.98 ERA in eight starts for Pawtucket. He has played parts of six seasons in the minors after signing with the Orioles out of Venezuela in 2010. He has a 3.23 ERA in 101 minor league games, 100 of them starts.

    Return of Hamilton: Josh Hamilton was 1 for 11 in three games at Cleveland and now returns to Texas as a member of the Rangers for the first time since 2012. Hamilton is a career .316 hitter with a .962 OPS at Globe Life Park.


    Other notes: The Sox have lost three straight and six of eight. They have dropped 23 of 37 after winning seven of their first 10 games. … Texas has won seven of eight. … Texas took two of three at Fenway Park from May 19-21. … The Sox are 8-17 at Texas since 2009. … The Sox bullpen has thrown 10 consecutive scoreless innings. … Ortiz is 1 of his last 20. He has one RBI in his last eight games. … Ramirez is hitting .210 in May with one RBI. … Xander Bogaerts was 0 for 12 in the three games in Minnesota. … The Rangers are 8-1 in the games Martinez has started. He is facing the Red Sox for the first time in his career.

    Song of the Day: “Here’s Looking At You, Kid” by The Gaslight Anthem.