Sox lineup, and a perhaps-prophetic stat


The folks at ESPN Stats & Information checked in with this nugget this afternoon:

With their season on the line, the Rays will send Jeremy Hellickson to the mound in Game 4 tonight at the Trop. He has not won at home since July 5, 95 days ago.

And with that, here is the Red Sox lineups for tonight's Game 4 of the ALCS at Tropicana Field (it's the same as Game 3's lineup:

1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF

2. Shane Victorino, RF

3. Dustin Pedroia, 2B

4. David Ortiz, DH

5. Mike Napoli, 1B

6. Daniel Nava, LF

7. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C

8. Stephen Drew, SS

9. Will Middlebrooks, 3B

SP -- Jake Peavy