Drew to lead off

The Nation turns its leadoff eyes to Drew?

Boston sports radio station WEEI announced tonight’s Red Sox lineup a few minutes ago, and with it a big surprise — J.D. Drew will bat leadoff tonight against the Rockies.

Here’s the lineup, according to WEEI:

1. J.D. Drew, RF
2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
3. David Ortiz, DH
4. Manny Ramirez, LF
5. Kevin Youkilis, 1B
6. Mike Lowell, 3B
7. Jason Varitek, C
8. Coco Crisp, CF
9. Julio Lugo, SS
— Josh Beckett, SP


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