Oh by the way, there's a game

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- So a few whispers say the weather isn't so smooth back home on this Monday. The perfect cure is in Florida.

Phillies vs. Red Sox. Halladay vs. Lester.


The game is being televised nationally by ESPN and fans began lining up for standing-room only tickets at 2:30 a.m. Bright House Field will likely break an attendance record for the third straight game.

Boston didn't bring everyone on the two-hour trip north from Fort Myers, but there are enough recognizable names.

The lineups:

1. Jacoby Ellsbury 8
2. Dustin Pedroia 4
3. David Ortiz 0
4. Jarrod Saltalamacchia 2
5. Mike Cameron 9
6. Jed Lowrie 6
7. Darnell McDonald 7
8. Drew Sutton 3
9. Nate Spears 5

1. Shane Victorino 8
2. Michael Martinez 4
3. Jimmy Rollins 6
4. Ryan Howard 3
5. Raul Ibanez 7
6. Ben Francisco 9
7. Josh Barfield 5
8. Brian Schneider 2
9. Roy Halladay 1

Scheduled to pitch after Halladay: J.C. Romero, Ryan Madson, David Herndon and Scott Mathieson


LIDGE IN A GAME. Brad Lidge (biceps tendinitis) will pitch a minor-league game Tuesday, his first game action since March 11.

Have a question? Send it to Matt Gelb's Mailbag.

Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for easy access to all of our Phillies coverage, plus app-exclusive videos and analysis. Get it here.