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Getting ready for the Huskies

02.28.09 at 12:40 pm ET
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With the anticipation of coach/batting practice pitcher Ino Guerrero getting another at-bat thick in the air, here is a prelude to the big game against Northeastern… the lineups:

Red Sox: Jacoby Ellsbury CF, Dustin Pedroia 2b, Kevin Youkilis 1B, Lars Anderson DH, Jed Lowrie SS, Angel Chavez 3B, Josh Bard C, Zach Daeges LF and Josh Reddick RF and LHP Kris Johnson on the mound.

Northeastern: Matt Miller RF, David Gustafson CF, Mike Tamsin 3B, Frank Pesanello C, James Donaldson 2B, Jeff Dunlap LF, Brendan Stokes 1B, Devin Barry DH, Sam Berg SS and RHP Russ Lloyd.

Thanks to our man Mike Petraglia, here is the audio from Jonathan Papelbon this morning: 

Jonathan Papelbon on why he turned down the WBC 

Papelbon not needing to get up to full speed until late March

Papelbon being 110 percent honest

And as a bonus …

Francona on why the Sox would be nervous with Pap in WBC.

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