Daniel Nava scratched with sore left hand

Sox outfielder Daniel Nava has been scratched from today’s series finale vs. Washington with a sore left hand.

Darnell McDonald will start in his place in left field and bat ninth.

The new Boston lineup is as follows:

Podsednik CF
Pedroia 2B
Gonzalez 1B
Ortiz DH
Saltalamacchia C
Middlebrooks 3B
Sweeney RF
Punto SS
McDonald LF

Nava entered with multi-hit performances in three of his past five games, and has 8 doubles and 8 RBIs over his past 12 games.


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