by Steve Carney / 620 WDAE

The Tampa Bay Rays have lost 12 of their last 16 games, but look to turn it around Wednesday night, when Alex Cobb (8-3, 2.99 ERA), who does not have a black eye after taking a microphone to the face Tuesday afternoon, takes on Ryan Dempster (8-9, 4.79 ERA).

Rays Starting Lineup

DeJesus LF
Myers RF
Zobrist 2B
Longoria 3B
Joyce DH
Jennings CF
Loney 1B
Lobaton C
Escobar SS

Red Sox Starting Lineup

Pedroia 2B
Victorino CF
Ortiz DH
Napoli 1B
Nava LF
Drew SS
Middlebrooks 3B
Ross C
Bradley CF