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Red Sox lineup: David Ortiz gets the night off against C.J. Wilson

07.05.13 at 5:51 pm ET
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With the Red Sox going up against Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson, the Sox will send a right-handed-hitting-heavy lineup against the starter in their series opener in Anaheim.

David Ortiz, who is just 2-for-16 against Wilson, gets the night off with Mike Napoli serving as the Sox’ designated hitter. (Update: John Farrell told reporters prior to the game that the absence of Ortiz was just a normal night off for the DH, with the team slated to face a string of right-handers.)

Jonny Gomes has had solid success against Wilson, going 5-for-15 (.333), with Dustin Pedroia dominating the southpaw to the tune of a .471 clip (8-for-17). Brandon Snyder, who once again gets the start at third base, has one hit in two at-bats vs. the Angels’ starter.

Here is the Red Sox lineup with Felix Doubront on the mound for the visitors:

Jacoby Ellsbury CF

Shane Victorino RF

Dustin Pedroia 2B

Mike Napoli DH

Jonny Gomes LF

Daniel Nava 1B

Brandon Snyder 3B

Jarrod Saltalmacchia C

Jose Iglesias SS

Felix Doubront P

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