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Red Sox lineup: Xander Bogaerts sits, David Ortiz returns for Game 2 of doubleheader

07.05.14 at 5:10 pm ET

After their dramatic walk-off, 3-2, win over the Orioles in Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader, the Red Sox made a few changes to their lineup for Game 2.

Most notably, third baseman Xander Bogaerts will sit after going 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in Game 1 and is currently 0 for his last 27 and 2 for his last 50. After missing Game 1 due to traveling back from his daughter’s graduation in the Domincan, David Ortiz is in the lineup going up against O’s right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez.

Brock Holt will take Bogaerts’ place at third base as the Red Sox outfield will have Jonny Gomes in left, Mookie Betts in center and Daniel Nava in right.

John Lackey will take the mound for the Sox seeking his 10th win of the year.


Brock Holt, 3B

Daniel Nava, RF

Dustin Pedroia, 2B

David Ortiz, DH

Mike Napoli, 1B

Stephen Drew, SS

Jonny Gomes, LF

A.J. Pierzynski, C

Mookie Betts, CF

John Lackey, RHP

For a complete look at the matchups, click here.

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