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Red Sox vs. Orioles lineup: Drew Pomeranz and a fresh bullpen look for three in a row

He’ll face Alex Cobb in what could be a high-scoring game.

Baltimore Orioles v Boston Red Sox
X gave it to ya.
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The Red Sox (30-14) look to pick up where they left off against the Orioles (13-30) tonight at Fenway Park (7:10 p.m., NESN), one night after David Price’s complete game gem.

About tonight’s game: It’s a matchup of disappointing hurlers, as Drew Pomeranz (1-1, 5.47 ERA) faces down Alex Cobb (0-5, 7.06 ERA) in what could easily turn into a dinger party. The struggling Jackie Bradley Jr. gets his second straight start, meaning Mitch Moreland rides the pine again.

About last night’s game: Price did the damn thing and J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts both went yard again in the 6-2 Sox win. Read Matt’s recap here.

Forecast: 50 degrees and partially cloudy.

Today’s reading: Our own Michelle Berth dives into the catcher situation and finds Christian Vazquez... lacking. Read it here.

A good tweet from yesterday:


Game 45 vs. Orioles

Lineup Spot Orioles Red Sox
Lineup Spot Orioles Red Sox
1 Trey Mancini, LF Mookie Betts, RF
2 Adam Jones, CF Andrew Benintendi, LF
3 Manny Machado, SS Hanley Ramirez, 1B
4 Jonathan Schoop, 2B J.D. Martinez, DH
5 Mark Trumbo, DH Xander Bogaerts, SS
6 Chris Davis, 1B Rafael Devers, 3B
7 Danny Valencia, 3B Eduardo Nunez, 2B
8 Joey Rickard, RF Jackie Bradley Jr., CF
9 Andrew Susac, C Christian Vazquez, C
SP Alex Cobb, RHP Drew Pomeranz, LHP