Good afternoon from Chicago, where's it's far less frigid today. Here are the lineups:
RED SOX (5-9)
Bradley Jr. CF
Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (0-1, 6.97).
WHITE SOX (8-6)
De Aza LF
Pitching: LHP John Danks (1-0, 4.15).
Game time: 8:05 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI.
Red Sox vs. Danks: Napoli 6-27, Sizemore 3-21, Pedroia 2-17, Ortiz 5-17, Gomes 3-11, Carp 0-4, Bogaerts 2-2, Roberts 1-3, Ross 2-3.
White Sox vs. Buchholz: Konerko 7-15, Ramirez 3-14, De Aza 2-7, Dunn 0-6, Viciedo 0-6, Gillaspie 0-2, Flowers 1-2.
Stat of the Day: Xander Bogaerts and Dustin Pedroia have 105 at-bats (22 with runners in scoring position) and have one RBI.
Notes: The Red Sox have lost three straight, four of five and eight of 11. They have not lost four straight since the 2012 team gave up at the end of the season and lost eight in a row. … Buchholz is 2-2, 4.29 against the White Sox in six starts but has allowed only five earned runs over 28 innings in his last four starts. … Danks is 3-6, 5.37 in nine career starts against the Red Sox. The last two — 10.2 IP, 17 H, 12 ER — were bad ones. That included a game last August at Fenway Park. … The Red Sox have yet to score in the first inning.
Song of the Day: “Everybody Went Low” by John Hiatt.