Chen looking for a final win in 2013 against Red Sox

Chen looking for a final win in 2013 against Red Sox
September 28, 2013, 12:00 pm
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Where do the O's go from here after Machado's injury?

(David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports)

Tonight’s Game:

Baltimore Orioles (83-77) vs. Boston Red Sox (97-63), Oriole Park, 7:05 p.m.

Starting pitchers:

Wei-Yin Chen (7-7, 4.03) vs. Jon Lester (15-8, 3.67)

Keys to the Game:

Chen would like to finish the year with a strong start. His last five starts have been no-decisions, and he’s won just one of his last 10 starts.

Lester is 15-3 against the Orioles, but has lost three of his last four decisions. The Orioles would like to keep hitting Lester.

News and Notes:

The Orioles can win the season series against Boston with one win in the final two games.

Chris Davis hit his 53rd home run on Friday, extending his team record. He has 138 RBIs. He’s three RBIs away from tying Jim Gentile for third best season in team history.

Dustin Pedroia is 9-for-16 (.563) against Chen. Will Middlebrooks is 6-for-14.

Davis is 3-for-22 against Lester.