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Rays @ BoSox: First place on the line again

Posted Jul 25, 2013 by Roger Mooney

Updated Jul 25, 2013 at 03:42 PM

ROGER MOONEY
BOSTON The Rays have a chance to move into first place tonight with a win against the Red Sox at Fenway Park.

They enter the game trailing the first place Sox by half a game for the second time this week. The Rays lost 6-2 Tuesday when a win would have moved them to the top of the AL East.

Jeremy Hellickson will pitch for the Rays, which is good because they have are undefeated in Hellickson’s last six starts and have won nine times in his last 10 starts.

The Rays have won two of the first three games of the series, receiving complete games in each victory by Matt Moore and David Price

Here are the lineups:

RAYS
Jennings CF
Longoria 3B
Zobrist 2B
Myers RF
Loney 1B
Scott DH
Joyce LF
Lobaton C
Escobar SS

Hellickson RHP (9-3, 4.62)

RED SOX
Ellsbury CF
Victorino RF
Pedroia 2B
Ortiz DH
Napoli 1B
Saltalamacchia C
Gomes LF
Drew SS
Iglesias 3B

Lackey RHP (7-6, 2.78)

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