Red Sox lineup: Jonny Gomes in, Daniel Nava out vs. LHP David Price
|05.15.13 at 3:07 pm ET|
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — With the Red Sox facing Rays left-hander David Price on Wednesday, Daniel Nava will sit for a second straight game in favor of Jonny Gomes in left field. Jarrod Saltalamacchia will be behind the plate to catch Jon Lester, who has enjoyed tremendous success at the Tropicana Dome in recent years, forging a 2.17 ERA with 12.4 strikeouts per nine innings in his last five starts in the Rays’ home.
Nava is 1-for-18 with eight strikeouts and one walk in his career against Price. Gomes, meanwhile, is 3-for-10 with a walk and a double against the reigning AL Cy Young winner.
RED SOX LINEUP
Jon Lester, SP
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