Extra Bases

Victor Martinez back in the lineup

At least one of the Red Sox big hitters will be back in the lineup tonight.

Victor Martinez returns against the Angels to play first base. Kevin Youkilis remains out of the lineup with back spasms.

Josh Beckett and the Sox can complete the sweep of the AL West leading Angels with a win. The lineups:

Red Sox

1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
3. Victor Martinez, 1B
4. Jason Bay, LF
5. David Ortiz, DH
6. Mike Lowell, 3B
7. J.D. Drew, RF
8. Jason Varitek, C
9. Alex Gonzalez, SS
— Josh Beckett, SP


1. Chone Figgins, 3B
2. Eric Aybar, SS
3. Bobby Abreu, DH
4. Torii Hunter, CF
5. Kendry Morales, 1B
6. Juan Rivera, LF
7. Gary Matthews, RF
8. Howie Kendrick, 2B
9. Jeff Mathis, C
– Ervin Santanta, SP



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