Red Sox at Tigers
John Lester vs. Doug Fister
-Lester is 0-2 with a 4.78 ERA in five appearances vs. Detroit. He is 0-2 with 8.62 ERA in his last starts. He battered for 12 earned runs by Tampa and Baltimore collectively in his last two starts. He is 6-4 with 4.37 ERA in 15 starts this season.
-Miguel Cabrera is 8-for-14 with four walksagainst Lester in his career.
-Torii Hunter is 8-for-16.
-Jhonny Peralta is 6-for-22 with two homers, four RBI’s, five walks and seven strikeouts.
-Victor Martinez is 5-for-8 with a homer.
-Fister is 1-3 with a 4.09 ERA in six career appearances vs. Boston. He is 1-2 with a 3.00 ERA in his last three starts. He is 6-4 with 3.21 ERA in 14 starts this season.
-Jarrod Saltalamacchia is 4-for-6 with a homer against Fister in his career.
-David Ortiz is 5-for-16 with an RBI and five strikeouts.