Bay rests

MINNEAPOLIS — As expected, Jason Bay will a day off for the first time this season, with Jeff Bailey getting the start in left field as the Sox play the finale of their four-game set here. Mike Lowell moves up to fifth in the batting order, while David Ortiz remains in the sixth spot.

Red Sox
1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
3. J.D. Drew, RF
4. Kevin Youkilis, 1B
5. Mike Lowell, 3B
6. David Ortiz, DH
7. Jason Varitek, C
8. Jeff Bailey, LF
9. Julio Lugo, SS
— Josh Beckett, RHP

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