Red Sox vs. Rays: ALDS Game 4 starting lineups

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Red Sox going ahead with the same lineup they ran out there Monday night. The Rays, somewhat predictably, are not.

The Tampa Bay Rays look to stave off elimination for yet another day on Tuesday, taking on the Boston Red Sox at Tropicana Field for Game 4 of their division series.

The Rays will put their season in the hands of youngster Jeremy Hellickson, while Red Sox -- who hold a 2-1 series edge -- will send veteran right-hander Jake Peavy to the mound to try sealing their spot in the ALCS.

Other than the guy taking the hill, the starting nine are the same for the Red Sox:

The Game 3 lineup was least productive so far in the series for Boston, but it's a bit silly to expect a seven runs a game. The club still rapped out four runs on seven hits, with the trifecta of Jacoby Ellsbury, Shane Victorino and David Ortiz doing most of the damage (as they've done all series).

Things look a bit different in the Rays lineup:

Jose Lobaton, who played the hero Monday by hitting the unlikeliest of walk-off home runs against Boston closer Koji Uehara, gets the nod over Jose Molina for Tuesday evening's game. Kelly Johnson is also getting his first start of the postseason, taking over designated hitter duties.

Despite his struggles at the plate this series, Wil Myers is back in the second slot in the lineup for Tampa Bay, and James Loney has slotted back into the three hole like he did in Game 1.

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