Grapefruit League Game 27: Red Sox at Twins

Here are the lineups:

RED SOX (12-11-3)
Ellsbury CF
Pedroia 2B
Ortiz DH
Youkilis 3B
Saltalamacchia C
Ross LF
Sweeney RF
Aviles SS
Punto 1B

Pitching: RHP Daniel Bard, RHP Mark Melancon, RHP Matt Albers.

TWINS (16-12)
Span CF
Dozier SS
Mauer C
Morneau DH
Willingham LF
Burroughs 3B
Hughes 1B
Plouffe RF
Hollimon 2B

Pitching: RHP Nick Blackburn, LHP Brian Duensing, RHP Matt Hauser.

Game time: 1:05 p.m.

TV / Radio: None.

Notes: This game will be a test for Bard, who is scheduled to throw 85-90 pitches, which the Sox hope will take him through seven innings. The rigthander went six innings against the Blue Jays on Sunday, allowing five earned runs on six hits with three walks and five strikeouts. Bard has allowed 15 earned runs in 18.2 innings against major league competition this spring.


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