Red Sox Preview: Monday, Sept. 19
Fresh off yet another loss to the hard-charging Rays, the Red Sox host the Orioles in a day-night doubleheader today. Here’s our daily advance of the matchup.
Records: Boston 87-65, Baltimore 62-89
Gametime: 1:05 p.m., 7:10 p.m. (day-night doubleheader)
Starting pitchers: Kyle Weiland (0-2, 7.58) vs. Jeremy Guthrie (8-17, 4.22) in the opener; John Lackey (12-12, 6.19) vs. Brian Matusz (1-7, 9.84) in the nightcap
The Yankees: Lead the Red Sox by 4.5 games, with a magic number of seven. They host the Twins today.
The Rays: Trail the Red Sox by two games, with a tragic number of nine. They’re idle today.