Here are the lineups:
|RED SOX (59-51)||YANKEES (68-39)|
|Mookie Betts RF||DJ LeMahieu 2B|
|Rafael Devers 3B||Aaron Judge RF|
|Xander Bogaerts SS||Edwin Encarnacion 1B|
|J.D. Martinez DH||Aaron Hicks DH|
|Andrew Benintendi LF||Gleyber Torres SS|
|Sam Travis 1B||Gio Urshela 3B|
|Michael Chavis 2B||Cameron Maybin LF|
|Christian Vazquez C||Austin Romine C|
|Jackie Bradley Jr. CF||Brett Gardner CF|
|Pitching: LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (13-4, 4.13)||Pitching: LHP James Paxton (5-6, 4.72)|
Game time: 7:05 p.m.
TV/radio: NESN/WEEI-FM 93.7
Red Sox vs. Paxton: Betts 6-18, Bogaerts 4-14, Martinez 6-13, Bradley Jr. 5-12, Moreland 2-9, Devers 3-7, Holt 3-7, Leon 1-7, Benintendi 0-5, Vazquez 0-4, Chavis 0-2, Travis 0-2
Yankees vs. Rodriguez: Gregorius 11-38, Encarnacion 7-25, Hicks 6-21, Judge 1-15, Torres 3-10, Urshela 3-8, Romine 1-7, LeMahieu 0-3, Tauchman 0-3, Higashioka 0-2, Maybin 0-1
Stat of the Day: Rodriguez is going for his sixth consecutive win. The Red Sox record in the live ball era is Ellis Kinder, who had 13 consecutive wins in 1949.
Notes: Paxton yielded seven earned runs over four innings against the Red Sox on July 26 at Fenway Park in a 10-5 Red Sox win ... The stats throughout Rodriguez’s win streak: 31 innings, seven earned runs, 2.03 ERA, 21 hits, 13 walks, 29 strikeouts ... Paxton is 3-1 with a 3.38 ERA in six career starts against the Red Sox. Since July 21, Andrew Benintendi has raised his batting average from .261 to .286 ... The Red Sox are 4-7 against the Yankees this season and 1-4 at Yankee Stadium.
Song of the Day: “New York Minute” by Don Henley
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