Tonight (7:05, NESN, WRKO 680): RHP Jered Weaver (1-3, 3.60) vs. RHP Josh Beckett (2-1, 5.12).
Tomorrow (7:05 p.m., NESN, WEEI 850): RHP Jon Garland (2-2, 4.81) vs. RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka (4-0, 3.14).
Thursday (1:35 p.m., NESN, WRKO): LHP Joe Saunders (3-0, 2.15) vs. LHP Jon Lester (1-2, 5.06).
Head to head: This is the first of three series this season between the teams.
Miscellany: The Angels are tied in first place in the AL West with Oakland at 12-8 . . . The Angels were 4-6 against the Red Sox in the 2007 regular season, 2-5 at Fenway, and were swept by the Sox in October in the American League Division Series . . . Weaver is 0-1 in two career starts at Fenway with a 7.36 ERA, and is 0-2 overall against the Red Sox in four outings with a 4.70 ERA . . . Saunders is 2-0 against the Sox all time with a 2.41 ERA . . . The Angels' top two starters, John Lackey and Kelvim Escobar, are on the disabled list . . . Torii Hunter sat out Sunday's 4-2 home loss to the Mariners. The day off had been set up before Friday's rear-end collision that caused extensive damage to Hunter's two-week-old Bentley and left him with minor neck and back stiffness.