Game 17: Orioles at Red Sox lineups and notes
Here are the lineups:
|RED SOX (6-10)||ORIOLES (6-10)|
|Pedroia DH||Villar 2B|
|Betts CF||Mancini RF|
|Moreland 1B||Smith LF|
|Martinez RF||Ruiz 3B|
|Bogaerts SS||Nunez DH|
|Devers 3B||Davis 1B|
|Pearce LF||Sucre C|
|Swihart C||Martin SS|
|Vazquez 2B||Mullins CF|
|Pitching: RHP Hector Velazquez (0-0, 2.79)||Pitching: RHP Dan Straily (0-1, 19.29)|
Game time: 11:05 a.m.
TV/radio: NESN/WEEI-FM 93.7
Orioles vs. Velazquez: Mancini 3-6, Davis 1-3, Nunez 1-3, Smith Jr. 1-3, Villar 1-3, Rickard 0-2, Mullins 0-1, Trumbo 0-1, Wynns 0-1
Red Sox vs. Straily: Moreland 1-15, Bogaerts 1-5, Betts 1-3, Martinez 1-3, Holt 1-2, Pedroia 1-2, Bradley Jr. 1-1, Nunez 0-1
Stat of the Day: The annual Marathon Monday game has been postponed seven times, six due to weather (1959, ‘61, ‘65, ‘67, ‘84, and 2018) and in 1995 due the 1994-95 baseball strike. The Red Sox are 70-52 in Patriots Day games.
Notes: All players will wear No. 42 Monday in honor of MLB’s 16th annual Jackie Robinson Day to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of Robinson’s historic debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers ... The Red Sox lead the series with the Orioles, 2-1, and are 3-1 in their last four games ... In their last 25 games vs the Orioles, who lost 115 games last season, the Red Sox are 21-4 ... Xander Bogaerts is batting .308 and leads the Red Sox in on-base percentage at .413 ... J.D. Martinez has a hit in 15 of 16 games this season ... Velazquez pitched one inning Saturday in the Red Sox’ 9-5 loss to the Orioles, allowing one hit and striking out two. He has appeared in five games for a total of 9 2/3 innings ... After Monday, the Red Sox head to New York for two games against the Yankees, then have a day off Thursday before a weekend series vs. the Rays in Florida.
Song of the Day: “Runnin’ Down A Dream” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers