Red Sox at Mariners | 7:08 p.m. (ESPN)

Opening Day: Red Sox at Mariners lineups and notes

Manager Alex Cora watched batting practice Wednesday.
Manager Alex Cora watched batting practice Wednesday.jim davis/globe staff/Globe Staff

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Here are the lineups:

Red Sox (0-0)Mariners (2-0)
Andrew Benintendi LFMitch Haniger RF
Mookie Betts RFDomingo Santana LF
Rafael Devers 3BEdwin Encarnacion DH
J.D. Martinez DHJay Bruce 1B
Xander Bogaerts SSRyon Healy 3B
Mitch Moreland 1BTim Beckham SS
Eduardo Nunez 2BMallex Smith CF
Jackie Bradley Jr. CFDavid Freitas C
Christian Vazquez CDee Gordon 2B
Pitching: LHP Chris Sale (12-4, 2.11 in 2018).Pitching: LHP Marco Gonzales (1-0, 4.50).

Game time: 7:08 p.m.

TV/Radio: ESPN / WEEI-FM 93.7

Red Sox vs. Gonzales: Benintendi 0-3, Betts 0-2, Bogaerts 1-3, Devers 1-3, Martinez 1-3, Moreland 1-3, Nunez 1-3, Bradley Jr. 2-2.

Mariners vs. Sale: Encarnacion 6-19, Kyle Seager 1-19, Beckham 0-15, Smith 1-10, Healy 2-9, Gordon 1-6, Haniger 0-5, Bruce 2-3.

Stat of the Day: The Red Sox have not been shut out on Opening Day in any of the last 42 seasons (1977-2018), the second-longest active streak in the majors (New York Mets, 56)


Notes: This will be Sale’s fifth Opening Day start (2013-14 and 2016 with the White Sox, and 2018 with the Red Sox). In his previous four, he went 3-0 with a 1.93 ERA (6 ER/28.0 IP) . . . In the five seasons from 2014-18, the Red Sox had five different Opening Day starting pitchers (Jon Lester, Clay Buchholz, David Price, Rick Porcello, Sale) . . . Of the 10 players in Red Sox’ Opening Day lineup last year, nine are still on the club’s roster. (Hanley Ramirez started at first base a year ago) . . . The Sox last had as many as eight players make consecutive Opening Day starts (regardless of position) from 1981-82, and they have never had as many as nine players do that . . . The Red Sox went 12-17-1 in spring training, including 6-4 in their final 10 games.

Song of the Day: “Here We Go Again!” by Portrait.

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