Red Sox lineup: Brock Holt back in leadoff spot for Memorial Day matchup vs. Braves

May 26, 2014 - 5:58 am
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The Red Sox will attempt to break their 10-game losing streak when they travel to Atlanta to take on the Braves in a Memorial Day matinee. Third baseman Brock Holt, hitting .315/.361/.407 on the season, will lead off for the Sox for the fourth straight game. He was 4-for-15 in the three-game series vs. the Rays after being promoted from the bottom third of the order. The outfield will consist of Grady Sizemore in left, Jackie Bradley Jr. in center and Jonny Gomes in right. Gomes returns after being ejected from Sunday's loss to the Rays for pushing Yunel Escobar during a seventh-inning confrontation. Here is the Red Sox lineup against right-hander Ervin Santana. Brock Holt, 3B Xander Bogaerts, 3B Dustin Pedroia, 2B David Ortiz, 1B A.J. Pierzynski, C Jonny Gomes, RF Grady Sizemore, LF Jackie Bradley Jr., CF Clay Buchholz, P For a breakdown of the pitching matchup, click here.

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