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Tonight’s Red Sox Lineup: Bogaerts Bats Second With Pedroia Out

Here are the lineups for the first game of the Red Sox-White Sox series that gets underway at 8:10 p.m.

RED SOX (5-8)
1. Grady Sizemore (L) LF
2. Xander Bogaerts (R) SS
3. David Ortiz (L) DH
4. Mike Napoli (R) 1B
5. Daniel Nava (S) RF
6. A.J. Pierzynski (L) C
7. Ryan Roberts (R) 3B
8. Jackie Bradley Jr. (L) CF
9. Jonathan Herrera (S) 2B
SP: Jake Peavy (R) (0-0, 2.13 ERA)

1. Adam Eaton (L) CF
2. Marcus Semien (R) 2B
3. Conor Gillaspie (L) 3B
4. Jose Abreu (R) 1B
5. Adam Dunn (L) DH
6. Dayan Viciedo (R) RF
7. Alejandro De Aza (L) LF
8. Alexei Ramirez (R) SS
9. Tyler Flowers (R) C
SP: Erik Johnson (R) (0-1, 9.58 ERA)


Game time: 8:10 p.m.
Location: U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago
TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI (93.7 FM)
Notes: It’s Jackie Robinson Day in baseball, so every player will wear No. 42… The 80 runs scored by the ChiSox were the most in MLB through the weekend… Alexei Ramirez leads the AL with a .420 ave… Jake Peavy returns to Chicago to face the White Sox for the first time since he was traded to Boston last season… Peavy allowed two runs in seven innings to earn a win against Chicago last Aug. 31… Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski spent eight seasons — 2005-2012 as a member of the White Sox… Dustin Pedroia has a left wrist injury and will not play against the White Sox tonight… the Red Sox are 3-7 in their last 10 games… The Red Sox have scored 14 runs over their last five games, 11 have come via home runs… Boston is 12-4 against the White Sox since 7/30/11.
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