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O's-Red Sox postponed; twin bill set for Saturday

BOSTON -- Friday's Orioles-Red Sox game at Fenway Park has been postponed due to inclement weather associated with Tropical Storm Arthur, with the two teams now scheduled to play a day-night doubleheader on Saturday.

The first game will begin at approximately 1:05 p.m. ET, and tickets for Friday's game will be valid for Game 1. Boston will send Jon Lester to the hill.

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The second game, which will see Orioles third baseman Manny Machado activated after serving a five-game suspension, will start at its regularly scheduled 7:15 p.m. time. The Red Sox will start right-hander John Lackey for Game 2.

The Orioles' official starters have yet to be announced.

Brittany Ghiroli is a reporter for MLB.com. Read her blog, Britt's Bird Watch, and follow her on Facebook and Twitter @britt_ghiroli. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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