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Game 2 Lineups and Game Notes: Ortiz Back in the Lineup, Slumping Bogaerts Sits

David Ortiz missed the first game of the Red Sox’ doubleheader with the Orioles, but he’s back in the lineup for Game 2. Charles Krupa/AP

After the threat of Hurricane Arthur wiped out the Red Sox’ July 4 matchup with the Orioles, the Sox took Game 1 of their day-night doubleheader on Saturday on a walk-off in the bottom of the ninth. David Ortiz is back in the Sox’ lineup for the nightcap after attending his daughter’s graduation, while Xander Bogaerts, who is 2 for his last 50, gets the night off. Here’s a look at the rest of the starters:

ORIOLES (46-40)
1. Nick Markakis (RF)
2. Steve Pearce (DH)
3. Adam Jones (CF)
4. Nelson Cruz (LF)
5. Chris Davis (1B)
6. J.J. Hardy (SS)
7. Manny Machado (3B)
8. Nick Hundley (C)
9. Jonathan Schoop (2B)
SP: Ubaldo Jimenez (RHP) (3-8, 4.31 ERA)


RED SOX (39-47)
1. Brock Holt (3B)
2. Daniel Nava (RF)
3. Dustin Pedroia (2B)
4. David Ortiz (DH)
5. Mike Napoli (1B)
6. Stephen Drew (SS)
7. Jonny Gomes (LF)
8. A.J. Pierzynski (C)
9. Mookie Betts (CF)
SP: John Lackey (RHP) (9-5, 3.62 ERA)

Game time: 7:15 p.m.

TV/Radio: FOX, 93.7 WEEI

Notes: The Red Sox took Game 1 of their day-night doubleheader with a 3-2 win over the Orioles…Jonathan Herrera delivered the game-winning hit with a pinch-hit single that scored Jonny Gomes from second base with 1 out in the bottom of the 9th…Gomes had reached on a pinch-hit single earlier in the inning…This marks the 2d doubleheader for the Sox this season; they were swept at Fenway by the Rays on 5/1…When playing 2 games on 1 day, the Red Sox all-time have swept 496, split 832, and have been swept 446 times…On 23 occasions, 1 of the games ended in a tie… Before Game 1 today, the Sox had outscored the Orioles 116-110 since the start of in 2013, but had gone 13-16 in those contests…10 of those 16 losses were by 2 runs or less.


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