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Red Sox vs. Angels lineups: Can we get an encore? Do you want more?

The Red Sox look to cook up another win against Mike Trout and company this afternoon at Fenway.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Boston Red Sox
Let’s do it again.
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The Red Sox look to make it three wins in a row when they face the Angels this afternoon (4:10 p.m. NESN) behind Martín Pérez.

A day after Bobby Dalbec put the Sox ahead for good in the late innings of a game that saw some Shohei Ohtani magic nonetheless, all of the star on both sides are back for the encore. Dylan Bundy, who has struggled this season to the tune of a 5.01 ERA; Pérez, who I undersold the last time out, comes in after a strong outing at just above 4.

J.D. Martinez is back at DH after a couple days in left field, which means Franchy Cordero is back out there under the monster. I think I didn’t realize until right now that the Sox’s left fielder is, on a daily basis, the opposite of the name of this blog. Fun stuff. Michael Chavis gets the day off, with Marwin Gonzalez back at leadoff.

The Angels still have three of the best players in baseball and little else. It all usually ends the same way. Here’s how it starts, though:

Game 41 vs. Angels

Lineup spot Angels Red Sox
Lineup spot Angels Red Sox
1 Taylor Ward, RF Marwin Gonzalez, 2B
2 Shohei Ohtani, DH Alex Verdugo, CF
3 Mike Trout, CF J.D. Martinez, DH
4 Anthony Rendon, 3B Xander Bogaerts, SS
5 Jose Iglesias, SS Rafael Devers, 3B
6 Phil Gosselin, 1B Christian Vázquez, C
7 Justin Upton, LF Hunter Renfroe, RF
8 Kurt Suzuki, C Bobby Dalbec, 1B
9 David Fletcher, 2B Franchy Cordero, LF
SP Dylan Bundy, RHP Martín Pérez, LHP