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Notes: Angels RHP Ervin Santana, sidelined since opening day because of a sprained elbow, will make his season debut in Thursday's matinee against Brad Penny. ... Angels RHP John Lackey will make his season debut on Saturday, a year and two days after making his first start of 2008. Lackey, who had never been on the disabled list in his first six big league campaigns, sat out the first 41 games last season with a strained triceps and has been sidelined this season because of a forearm strain. ... While Lackey and Santana were on the DL, Palmer and RHP Shane Loux were a combined 6-0 with a 3.12 ERA for the Angels. The duo entered this season a combined 1-6 with a 6.78 ERA. ... Boston's Nick Green, started at 2B for the second straight night because of Dustin Pedroia's groin injury. ... RHP Daniel Bard, Boston's minor league pitcher of the year last season, allowed a hit in two innings in his major league debut. ... RF Gary Matthews Jr., 3-for-21 lifetime against Wakefield, was in the original starting lineup but was scratched because of tightness in his lower back.
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