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Lineups and Game Notes: Betts to Make Third Straight Start, Nava Sits

Mookie Betts made his Fenway debut on Monday, going 0-for-3 in the Red Sox' 2-0 loss to the Cubs. He'll be in right field for the Sox on Tuesday. Charles Krupa/AP

After scoring eight runs in the Bronx on Sunday, the Red Sox’ bats went cold as they were no-hit by Cubs’ starter Jake Arrieta for 7 2/3 innings on Monday, ending the 2-0 loss having totaled just two hits. The Sox and Cubs get underway with the second of their three-game Fenway series at 7:10 p.m. on Tuesday; here is a look at the starting lineups:

CUBS (35-46)
1. Chris Coghlan (LF)
2. Ryan Sweeney (DH)
3. Anthony Rizzo (1B)
4. Starlin Castro (SS)
5. Luis Valbuena (3B)
6. Welington Castillo (C)
7. Nate Schierholtz (RF)
8. Justin Ruggiano (CF)
9. Darwin Barney (2B)
SP: Edwin Jackson (RHP) (5-8, 5.22 ERA)

RED SOX (38-45)
1. Brock Holt (LF)
2. Dustin Pedroia (2B)
3. David Ortiz (DH)
4. Mike Napoli (1B)
5. A.J. Pierzynski (C)
6. Xander Bogaerts (3B)
7. Stephen Drew (SS)
8. Mookie Betts (RF)
9. Jackie Bradley Jr. (CF)
SP: Clay Buchholz (RHP) (3-4, 6.75 ERA)

Game time: 7:10 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN, 93.7 WEEI

Notes: Today the Red Sox traded LHP Rich Hill to the Angels in exchange for cash...The club released LHP Chris Capuano, who had been designated for assignment on 6/25...INF Michael Almanzar (Rule 5 Draft) was returned from the Orioles…Boston has held opponents to 3 runs or less in its last 13 home games beginning on 5/28, the longest such streak in franchise history (Elias)...The Sox are the 1st AL team to accomplish this feat since the Blue Jays in 13 home games from 6/22-13/91...The last longer streak in the AL was 15 straight home games by the White Sox from 1966 (last home game) to 1967 (first 14 home games)… During these 13 home games, the Red Sox have gone 10-3, allowing just 21 total runs and 18 ER over 121.0 IP (1.34 ERA, 82 H, 29 BB, 122 SO)…The Sox rank 4th in the AL with a 3.75 ERA...The club’s 48 quality starts this year rank 3rd in the AL behind only Kansas City (49) and Oakland (51)…Boston boasts the 2nd-best bullpen ERA in the AL at 2.92, behind only the Mariners (2.59)...The Red Sox are 29-0 when leading after 8 innings, the only AL team and 1 of only 2 MLB clubs that haven’t lost in that situation (SD also 29-0).

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