TEX: RHP Jamey Wright (1-1, 7.43 ERA)
Wright is making his first career start against the Red Sox but has faced a few of them in the National League. J.D. Drew is 8-for-25 (.320) off Wright and Alex Cora is 9-for-22 (.409). David Ortiz has just two at-bats against him but one is a home run.
BOS: RHP Tim Wakefield (7-8, 4.52 ERA)
Wakefield suffered a loss in his last start when the Padres belted him around for eight hits and six runs over 5 1/3 innings. In June, the knuckleballer is 2-3 with a 7.06 ERA. Wakefield is 3-3 with a 5.54 ERA at Fenway this season. In his career against the Rangers, he is 8-14 with a 5.85 ERA.
Frank Catalanotto hits well at Fenway Park. He has a career .311 batting average there with five home runs, his most at any ballpark that was never his home park. Tickets
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Saturday: Rangers (Robinson Tejeda, 5-7, 6.57) at Red Sox (Josh Beckett, 11-1, 3.07), 6:05 p.m. CT
Sunday: Rangers (Kameron Loe, 4-6, 6.02) at Red Sox (Julian Tavarez, 5-5, 4.60), 1:05 p.m. CT
Monday: Rangers (Brandon McCarthy, 4-4, 5.90) at Red Sox (Kason Gabbard, 1-0, 6.48), 6:05 p.m. CT
T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.