Tonight's lineup: Red Sox-Nationals

BOSTON -- As dark clouds and lightning bolts hover over Fenway Park, we expect to have a rainbow sighting tonight when the Red Sox host the Washington Nationals and pitching phenom Stephen Strasburg.

Given today's social media world, Strasburg could be considered the most-hyped young pitcher of all time and for the most part he's lived up to the advance billing. He enters Friday's game with a 6-1 record and a 2.35 ERA.

Of facing Strasburg, Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said, "It's like looking at a rainbow. You don't miss it. It's a beautiful sight."

Here's the lineup that will face Strasburg:

1. Daniel Nava, LF

2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B

3. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B

4. David Ortiz, DH

5. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C

6. Kevin Youkilis, 3B

7. Ryan Sweeney, RF

8. Mike Aviles, SS

9. Scott Posednik, CF

LHP -- Felix Doubront