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Above .500 or below? Where will the Red Sox end up after today.


Josh Beckett

#19 / Pitcher / Boston Red Sox

6-5

225

R

R

May 15, 1980

W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2012 - Josh Beckett 4-7 14 14 0 0 0 0 89.1 85 44 44 9 22 65 4.43 1.20


James Shields

#33 / Pitcher / Tampa Bay Rays

6-4

220

R

R

Dec 20, 1981

W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2012 - James Shields 8-5 18 18 0 0 0 0 118.2 135 68 55 14 34 109 4.17 1.42


Lineup

BOSTON RED SOX TAMPA BAY RAYS
Jacoby Ellsbury, CF Will Rhymes, 2B
Daniel Nava, LF Carlos Pena, 1B
David Ortiz, DH Ben Zobrist, RF
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B B.J. Upton, CF
Cody Ross, RF Hideki Matsui, DH
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C Jeff Keppinger, 3B
Will Middlebrooks, 3B Desmond Jennings, LF
Mike Aviles, SS Jose Lobaton, C
Pedro Ciriaco, 2B Elliot Johnson, SS

Another pitchers' duel? Normally in a matchup between Beckett and an ace, that would be a pretty decent sign for the Sox, but with Beckett taking on the Rays, who he always seems to dominate, it's kind of just expected.

Go Sox! This is kind of a big one.