The Red Sox salvaged a split in their doubleheader against the Orioles with an offensive explosion last night. They’re hosting Baltimore again today. Here’s our daily
advance of the matchup.
Records: Boston 88-66, Baltimore 63-90
Gametime: 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI)
Starting pitchers: Erik Bedard (5-9, 3.50) vs. Rick VandenHurk (0-0, 6.00)
The Yankees: Lead the Red Sox by five games, with a magic number of five. They host the Rays tonight.
The Rays: Trail the Red Sox by two games, with a tragic number of eight. They’re at the Yankees tonight.