After a rain-soaked win last night to even the series at one game each, the Boston Red Sox will host the Cleveland Indians in game three of a four-game set this afternoon at historic Fenway Park.
First pitch is scheduled for 1:35 p.m. If you live in the Red Sox television market you can catch the game on NESN. If you live in the Indians television market, you can catch the game on SportsTime Ohio. And if you can't catch the game on television, you can always listen on the 2013 Red Sox Radio Network.
Here is the latest on the weather from the Red Sox:
The current forecast for today's game calls for the chance for intermittent light rain showers and mist at Fenway during the afternoon hours. All Fenway Park gates will open on time at 12:05 p.m. and we hope to begin today's game as scheduled at 1:35 pm.
Jon Lester hits the slab for the 11th time in 2013. In his previous 10 starts, Lester is 6-1 with a 3.15 ERA. He picked up the win back on April 18th against the Indians after allowing two runs over seven innings. He's made 12 career starts against the Indians and is 6-1 with a 3.27 ERA. Four of those starts have come at the Fens where he is 2-1 with a 2.31 ERA.
Scott Kazmir makes his seventh start of 2013 for the former Red Sox skipper Terry Francona. In his previous six starts, Kazmir is 2-2 with a 6.35 ERA. He last faced the Red Sox in 2010 as a member of the Angels where he went 0-1 with a 10.61 ERA (11 ER/9.1 IP). He's made 25 career starts against the Red Sox and is 8-8 with a 4.06 ERA. 15 of those starts have come at the Fens where he is 6-5 with a 3.90 ERA.
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