Red Sox notes: Podsednik rakes at home

Red Sox notes: Podsednik rakes at home
September 8, 2012, 5:15 am
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BOSTON -- Scott Podsednik went 2-for-5 and has hit in 14 of 15 starts at Fenway this season, with 10 multi-hit games. He is batting .424, going 25-for-59 at Fenway this season. His career .385 average, going 40-for-104 at Fenway leads active players (minimum 100 plate appearances).

Cody Ross has hit in 10 of his last 12 games, batting .340 (16-for-47) with 11 RBI.

Mike Aviles ninth-inning stolen base gave him 14 this season, matching a career high for the third time, along with 2010 and 2011.

With J.A. Happ going on the disabled list, the Blue Jays changed their rotation. Left-hander Aaron Laffey is scheduled to start Saturday, opposed by Daisuke Matsuzaka. Right-hander Carlos Villanueva is scheduled to start Sunday, with Clay Buchholz starting for the Sox.