The Boston Red Sox dropped the first game of a three-game set with the Chicago Cubs on Friday. On Saturday, they'll look to bounce back to even the interleague series, against the worst team in the Major Leagues. Jon Lester will be on the mound for the Sox, opposed by Jeff Samardzija of the Cubs.
At 31-33, the Red Sox are currently in last place in the American League East, trailing the first place Yankees by 7.5 games.
Boston Red Sox (31-33)
Starting Pitcher: Jon Lester, LHP (2-3, 3.71 ERA)
Chicago Cubs (22-42)
Starting Pitcher: Jeff Samardzija, RHP (5-4, 3.96 ERA)
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