Xander Bogaerts sits again in Dodgers series-opener
|08.23.13 at 6:08 pm ET|
Johnny Gomes will take a seat in the Red Sox’ series-opener against the Dodgers as Daniel Nava is hitting sixth and playing left field for the Sox. Stephen Drew is at shortstop and hitting seventh as Xander Bogaerts will be on the bench for the third time in four games since being recalled from Triple-A Providence.
On the mound for the Sox is John Lackey, who tossed 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball in his last start, earning his eighth win of the season in a 6-1 win ver the Yankees.
1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
2. Shane Victorino, RF
3. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
4. David Ortiz, 1B
5. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
6. Daniel Nava, LF
7. Stephen Drew, SS
8. Will Middlebrooks, 3B
9. John Lackey, SP
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