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09/11/2009 - 9:11pm
Red Sox adjust weekend rotation as Lester starts Gm 2 Sunday

Jon Lester will get a day off after throwing 23 pitches in the first inning of the rained out game Friday night and will pitch in Game 2 of the day-night doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at 5:05. He will be opposed by James Shields, the same pitcher he was scheduled to face on Friday before the game was called in the top of the first. Josh Beckett will square off against Tampa Bay righty Wade Davis as scheduled on Saturday evening. And Clay Buchholz will start Game 1 on Sunday at noon against Rays righthander Matt Garza. 


09/11/2009 - 8:45pm
Red Sox and Rays postponed

Friday night's contest between the Red Sox and Rays has been postponed due to rain. The scoreless contest was in the top of the first inning with the bases loaded and one out when heavy rains began a delay. Roughly 84 minutes later, the game was called when the storm proved unrelenting. The two teams will make up the contest on Sunday as part of a doubleheader. Tickets for the Friday night contest will be honored for a noon game on Sunday, while tickets for Sunday's scheduled afternoon game will permit entrance to the 5 p.m. game.


09/11/2009 - 8:30pm
Jeter passes Gehrig for Yankees hits record

After striking out in his first at-bat, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter delivered a single to right on a 2-0 pitch against Orioles starter Chris Tillman for hit No. 2,722 of his illustrious career. With the hit, New York's captain passed Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig for the most hits by a Yankee in franchise history. With the record-setting hit, the game was briefly interrupted as the Yankee Stadium crowd engaged in a sustained ovation and members of the Yankees streamed out of the dugout to congratulate Jeter on the milestone.


09/11/2009 - 5:57pm
Report: Brady and Gisele expecting in December

Tom Brady has confirmed to ESPN that he and his supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen are expecting a child in December.  He confirmed it to the network on Friday in an interview that will run on Sunday. "I told her no Sundays," said Brady, joking about participating in Lamaze childbirth classes. "It couldn't be harder than training camp, so I'll be prepared. The women are the ones who have to do the work, we just have to be there to support them and so it'll be nice to do that." It will be the second child for Brady, who fathered a son with former girl friend Bridget Moynahan.


09/11/2009 - 4:29pm
Martinez to catch Lester, hit third as Varitek sits

Sox captain Jason Varitek will sit tonight as Victor Martinez will catch Jon Lester against the Rays. "[Varitek] was really beat up. I think [having Martinez catching in Boston] has helped a lot . . . [Martinez] has caught a lot. More than he did with Cleveland." Martinez, who was the hero on Wednesday with his game-winning three-run double against the Orioles, has caught 21 games for Boston since being acquired at the July 31 trade deadline while seeing 16 at first base. Francona was asked if Martinez enjoys the pressure of hitting with the game on the line, "He always enjoys it."

The Sox will be looking to bury Tampa Bay in the Wild Card standings. The Rays enter tonight's game 9.5 games back of Boston for the final playoff spot in the American League.

 

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Jacoby Ellsbury, CF

Dustin Pedroia, 2B

Victor Martinez, C

Kevin Youkilis, 1B

David Ortiz, DH

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