Game 124: Indians vs. Red Sox lineups and notes
Here are the lineups:
|RED SOX (63-59)||INDIANS (72-48)|
|Betts RF||Lindor SS|
|Devers 3B||Mercado CF|
|Bogaerts SS||Santana 1B|
|Martinez DH||Ramirez 3B|
|Benintendi LF||Reyes DH|
|Travis 1B||Allen LF|
|Hernández 2B||Freeman 2B|
|Vázquez C||Plawecki C|
|Bradley Jr. C||Naquin RF|
|Pitching: LHP Brian Johnson (1-1, 7.32 ERA)||Pitching: RHP Shane Bieber (12-4, 3.28 ERA)|
Game time: 1:10 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN/WEEI-FM 93.7
Red Sox vs. Bieber: Martinez 1-7, Benintendi 4-6, Betts 1-6, Bogaerts 2-6, Devers 1-5, Leon 0-5, Bradley Jr. 1-4, Holt 3-4, Moreland 0-2, Travis 2-3, Vazquez 2-2.
Indians vs. Johnson: Lindor 1-4, Ramirez 1-2, Greg Allen 0-3.
Stat of the Day: Rafael Devers has joined Ted Williams as the only Red Sox ever with 70+ extra base hits in a season at the age of 22 or younger.
Notes: In his last start, Brian Johnson gave up two hits and three runs over 2 2/3 innings against the Angels and threw just 50 pitches . . . J.D. Martinez leads the Red Sox with 27 home runs home runs and is slugging .561 . . . Devers is 15-for-39 with six doubles, two home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games . . . Shane Bieber has thrown two complete games in his last four starts, striking out 37 while also holding opponents to a .193 batting average.
Song of the Day: “Debauchery” by David Gray.