Good afternoon from the Bronx. Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (5-7)
(Updated lineup after Pedroia was scratched)
Pitching: Felix Doubront (1-1, 9.00).
Pitching: RHP Ivan Nova (1-1, 8.68).
Game time: 8:05 p.m.
TV/Radio: ESPN / WEEI, WFAN.
Red Sox vs. Nova: Ortiz 6-16, Pierzynski 3-15, Pedroia 4-12, Nava 4-10, Carp 1-5, Napoli 1-5, Herrera 0-3, Roberts 1-3, Sizemore 0-3, Bogaerts 0-1, Bradley 0-2.
Yankees vs. Doubront: Gardner 2-12, Jeter 2-14, Johnson 4-13, Suzuki 2-13, Soriano 3-5, Roberts 0-3, Beltran 0-2.
Stat of the Day: The Sox are the only team in the majors yet to score a run in the first inning.
Notes: The Sox have lost two of the first three games of the series and now start Doubront, who in his last game allowed five runs over 2.2 innings. … Doubront is 3-2, 4.17 in 12 career appearances against the Yankees. He had a 6.30 ERA against the Yankees in four starts last season. … Nova is 2-3, 5.50 in eight career appearances against the Red Sox. He was 0-1, 7.88 in two starts last season. … The Sox have dropped six of nine. … Pedroia is 1 of his last 15 and 3 of 27. He has yet to draw a walk and has one RBI. … Ellsbury is 4 of 10 with two walks two runs, two stolen bases and one RBI in the series against his former teammates.
Song of the Day: “Truth Hits Everybody” by The Police.