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Game 63 Lineups: Holt Back in Left; Drew, Bradley Sit

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Jim Davis / Globe Staff


The Red Sox avoided a sweep in Detroit and now it's on to Baltimore for three games against the Orioles.

Brock Holt is back in left field for a second straight game and the struggling Jackie Bradley Jr. has the night off in favor of Grady Sizemore. And Stephen Drew, who is batting .462 (6-for-13) off Bud Norris, takes a seat tonight in favor of Jonathan Herrera at short. Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (28-34)
1. Brock Holt (L) LF
2. Xander Bogaerts (R) 3B
3. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B
4. David Ortiz (L) DH
5. Mike Napoli (R) 1B
6. Daniel Nava (S) RF
7. Grady Sizemore (L) CF
8. Jonathan Herrera (S) SS
9. David Ross (R) C
SP Jake Peavy (R) (1-3, 4.72 ERA)

ORIOLES (31-30)
1. Nick Markakis (L) RF
2. Manny Machado (R) 3B
3. Adam Jones (R) DH
4. Chris Davis (L) 1B
5. Nelson Cruz (R) LF
6. J.J. Hardy (R) SS
7. David Lough (L) CF
8. Caleb Joseph (R) C
9. Ryan Flaherty (L) 2B
SP Bud Norris (R) (4-5, 4.41 ERA)

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Game time: 7:05 p.m.

Location: Camden Yards, Baltimore

TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI (93.7 FM) / WCEC (1490 AM Spanish)

Notes: The Red Sox are 5-3 at Camden Yards since last July... Koji Uehara has allowed only 2 runs in 26.2 innings this season... Brock Holt has reached base in 16 of his 17 starts as leadoff hitter and is batting .421 during an 8-game hitting streak... Mike Napoli went 3-for-4 with his 6th homer in his return the lineup Sunday night... Peavy is 0-3 in his last 7 starts, he gave up 5 runs and 10 hits with four walks in a 6-5 win over the O's on April 20... Bud Norris has given up 15 walks over his last 6 outings and the Orioles rotation has posted a 7.80 ERA over the last five games... he has never faced the Orioles in Camden Yards... Norris is 0-2 with a 4.56 ERA in four starts vs the Red Sox... Clay Buchholz threw 48 pitches Sunday in a simulated game for Boston... Nelson Cruz is hitting .347 against the Red Sox for his career and has had an RBI in each of the last 4 games against Boston.