Here are the lineups:
|RED SOX (50-41)||DODGERS (60-33)|
|Mookie Betts RF||Chris Taylor LF|
|Rafael Devers 3B||Justin Turner 3B|
|Xander Bogaerts SS||David Freese DH|
|J.D. Martinez DH||Cody Bellinger RF|
|Andrew Benintendi LF||A.J. Pollock CF|
|Christian Vazquez 1B||Max Muncy 1B|
|Brock Holt 2B||Corey Seager SS|
|Sandy Leon C||Kike Hernandez 2B|
|Jackie Bradley Jr. CF||Austin Barnes C|
|Pitching: LHP Chris Sale (3-8, 4.04)||Pitching: RHP Ross Stripling (3-3, 3.79)|
Game time: 7:15 p.m.
TV/Radio: FOX/WEEI-FM 93.7
Red Sox vs. Stripling: Betts 2-3, Holt 1-3, Nunez 0-3 Benintendi 0-2, Bogaerts 0-2, Leon 0-2, Martinez 0-2, Bradley Jr. 0-1.
Dodgers vs. Sale: Martin 0-14, Freese 2-5
Stat of the Day: The Red Sox are 3-3 in interleague games this year, and have scored 31 runs and allowed 31 runs in those contests.
Notes: Eduardo Rodriguez notched his third 10-win season of his career Friday night (2015 and 2018 are the others) . . . Rafael Devers has a hit in 14 of his last 16 games. Six of them are multi-hit games and he’s hitting .327 . . . Christian Vazquez Friday night became the fifth Red Sox player to hit his 15th home run of the season . . . Sale hasn’t pitched at Fenway Park since June 26. The last time he faced the Dodgers, he came in from the bullpen to close out Game 5 of the 2018 World Series.
Song of the Day: “Come Out and Play” by The Offspring
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