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Red Sox lineup: Daniel Nava at designated hitter, batting second

04.03.13 at 3:30 pm ET
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Daniel Nava

Against Yankees’ right-hander Hiroki Kuroda, switch-hitting Daniel Nava will get the start at designated hitter and hit second.

Monday’s No. 2 hitter for the Red Sox, Shane Victorino has been moved to the seventh spot, in front of Jackie Bradley and Jose Iglesias. Also of note, Dustin Pedroia — who is hitting .429 lifetime against Kuroda — is in the lineup despite seemingly injuring his hand during a head-first slide Monday.

The following is the Red Sox’ lineup with Clay Buchholz on the mound for the visitors:

Jacoby Ellsbury CF

Daniel Nava DH

Dustin Pedroia 2B

Mike Napoli 1B

Jarrod Saltalamacchia C

Will Middlebrooks 3B

Shane Victorino RF

Jackie Bradley LF

Jose Iglesias SS

The following is the Yankees’ lineup:

Brett Gardner CF

Ichiro Suzuki RF

Robinson Cano 2B

Kevin Youkilis 3B

Travis Hafner DH

Vernon Wells LF

Lyle Overbay 1B

Eduardo Nunez SS

Chris Stewart C

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