Tune in at 8:05 PM ET as the Red Sox take on the Cubs. Navin Vaswani will be liveblogging for your enjoyment.
Just about to PLAY BALL in Chicago: Red Sox vs. Cubs.
Maholm on the mound for the Cubs, throws strike one to Scott Podsednik.
Podsednik leads off with a single into CF. He's aboard.
Strike one to Dustin Pedroia.
DOUBLE! Pedroia laces one into the gap in left centre, and the relay to the plate is not in time. Podsednik scores!
1-0 RED SOX early in this one.
1 OUT: Youkilis flies out to Johnson in RF. Pedroia tags up and moves to 3B.
Ortiz batting. Infield in for the Cubs.
Base hit for Ortiz, through the right side. Pedroia SCORES.
2 OUTS: Aviles flies out to CF.
1-2 count on McDonald, who's playing RF tonight.
3 OUTS: McDonald flies out to Johnson in RF.
Great start for the Red Sox: Pedroia doubles in Podsednik, and Ortiz singles home Pedroia.
2-0 Red Sox after half an inning.
Franklin Morales on the mound for the BoSox tonight, making his first start of the season.
It's true. Franklin Morales.
Morales making his first start in a few years. He's into the rotation after Josh Beckett hit the DL with shoulder tendonitis.
First pitch to Reed Johnson is a strike.
DOUBLE: Johnson rips one down the left field line, just fair, and he's into second standing with a two-bagger.
Darwin Barney's in an 0-2 hole.
1 OUT: Barney flies out to Aviles at short.
0-1 on Starlin Castro. Morales has started each batter he's faced so far here in the first with a strike.
TRIPLE! Castro puts one into RF, and McDonald tried to cut it off but couldn't. It goes all the way to the fence.
Johnson scores, and Castro's into 3B standing up.
2-1 Red Sox, as the Cubs get on the board.
That's Castro's 6th triple of the season, good for second in the NL.
2 OUTS: After fouling off three pitches, Morales strikes out Soriano on a changeup.
Strike one to Baker. Morales throwing strikes so far here in the 1st.