David Ortiz

DH David Ortiz out of Red Sox lineup in first-half finale vs. Yankees

John Tomase
July 12, 2015 - 8:09 am

David Ortiz is not in the starting lineup for Sunday's first-half finale against the Yankees because of an upper respiratory illness, according to manager John Farrell. Minus Ortiz, the Red Sox will start Travis Shaw at first base. Hanley Ramirez, meanwhile, gets the start at DH, with Alejandro De Aza in left. Here is the lineup in this matchup of Wade Miley vs. Nathan Eovaldi. 1. Mookie Betts, CF 2. Brock Holt, 2B 3. Xander Bogaerts, SS 4. Pablo Sandoval, 3B 5. Hanley Ramirez, DH 6. Alejandro De Aza, LF 7.Shane Victorino, RF 8. Travis Shaw, 1B 9. Ryan Hanigan, C