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Red Sox vs. Rays lineup: Sweep like you mean it

The Sox look to own another series this afternoon at Fenway.

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

The Red Sox (88-36) look to sweep the Rays (62-61) this afternoon behind spot starter Hector Velázquez (7-0, 2.77 ERA) today at Fenway Park (1:05 p.m., NESN) This is my last day of self-imposed brevity, but it is a day of brevity nonetheless. Here are the lineups:

Game 125 vs. Rays

Lineup Spot Rays Red Sox
Lineup Spot Rays Red Sox
1 Mallex Smith, RF Mookie Betts, RF
2 Matt Duffy, 3B Andrew Benintendi, LF
3 Jake Bauers, LF Steve Pearce, 1B
4 Tommy Pham, CF J.D. Martinez, DH
5 Joey Wendle, SS Xander Bogaerts, SS
6 C.J. Cron, 1B Eduardo Núñez, 3B
7 Ji-Man Choi, DH Brock Holt, 2B
8 Brandon Lowe, 2B Blake Swihart, C
9 Jesus Sucre, C Jackie Bradley Jr., CF
SP Diego Castillo, RHP Hector Velázquez, RHP