Red Sox lineup: Dustin Pedroia sits, Jackie Bradley Jr. returns
|08.13.14 at 9:48 am ET|
The Red Sox will wrap up their roadtrip with a novel lineup. With a 12:35 p.m. start on Wednesday, the Sox will give Dustin Pedroia a rare day off, with Brock Holt starting at second base. David Ortiz will also get a day off while relinquishing first base to Mike Napoli. Kelly Johnson will get the start at third base in place of Will Middlebrooks (who saw his average drop to .180 on Tuesday), and Dan Butler will start behind the plate for longtime minor league batterymate Anthony Ranaudo. Jackie Bradley Jr. will return to the lineup after sitting on Tuesday, looking to snap an 0-for-35 slump.
RED SOX LINEUP
Brock Holt, 2B
Daniel Nava, RF
Yoenis Cespedes, LF
Mike Napoli, 1B
Kelly Johnson, 3B
Xander Bogaerts, SS
Jackie Bradley Jr., CF
Dan Butler, C
Anthony Ranaudo, SP
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