Game 25: Tigers at Red Sox lineups and notes
Here are the lineups:
|RED SOX (9-15)||TIGERS (12-10)|
|Benintendi LF||Candelario 3B|
|Betts RF||Castellanos RF|
|Moreland 1B||Cabrera 1B|
|Martinez DH||Goodrum LF|
|Bogaerts SS||Dixon DH|
|Devers 3B||Rodriguez SS|
|Chavis 2B||Beckham 2B|
|Bradley CF||Greiner C|
|Vázquez C||Jones CF|
|Pitching: LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (1-2, 7.20)||Pitching: RHP Tyson Ross (1-2, 3.38)|
Game time: 7:10 p.m.
TV/radio: NESN/WEEI-FM 93.7
Red Sox vs. Ross: Moreland 1-4, Nunez 0-3, Pearce 2-2, Pedroia 0-2.
Tigers vs. Rodriguez: Castellanos 1-12, Cabrera 3-6, Jones 3-4, Goodrum 0-2, Mercer 0-2, Harrsion 0-2, Rodriguez 0-2.
Notes: The Sox have lost two straight . . . They went 2 of 15 with runners in scoring position in Tuesday’s doubleheader . . . Rodriguez is making his fifth career start against the Tigers. He is 2-1 with a 3.52 ERA over 23 innings in his four previous nods, including one start last season in which he went 5⅔ innings, allowed one earned run, and struck out five . . . Ross is making his first career start against the Red Sox. In three relief appearances against them, he is 0-1 with a 27.00 ERA over 1⅓ innings. He has not faced the Sox since 2013 . . . J.D. Martinez had an 11-game hitting streak snapped Tuesday when he was 0 for 4 in the first game . . . Michael Chavis’s home run in the eighth inning of Game 2 was a 441-foot shot, the longest homer by a Sox hitter this season . . . Andrew Benintendi has reached base in 15 of his last 16 games, batting .339 (21 of 62) with a .400 OBP and a .532 SLG . . . Darwinzon Hernandez threw 2⅓ scoreless innings in Game 2. The last Sox pitcher to throw two-plus scoreless innings in his major league debut was Daniel Bard on May, 13, 2009, against the Angels . . . Xander Bogaerts is 5 for his last 13 with runners in scoring position (.385). He has reached base in 19 of his last 20 games, batting .306 (22 of 72) with a .393 OBP and a .500 SLG.
Song of the Day: “Deliverance” by Bubba Sparxxx
Peter Abraham of the Globe staff contributed to this report.