Red Sox lineup: Brock Holt moves to RF for finale vs. Twins

June 18, 2014 - 6:23 am
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One day after making a sensational play in center field, do-it-all infielder/outfielder Brock Holt will shift to right field for Wednesday's matinee against the Twins. Holt, the team's top hitter (.338/.378/.464), again will bat leadoff as the Sox face right-hander Kyle Gibson (6-5, 3.55 ERA). After posting wins in the first two games of the series despite scoring a total of three runs, the Red Sox look to complete the sweep as they send John Lackey (8-4, 3.24) to the mound. The Red Sox have allowed three runs or fewer in their last 11 home games (nine of which were wins). The team record is 12, set in 1914 and repeated a year later, when the staff was led by the likes of Ernie Shore, Rube Foster, Dutch Leonard, Smoky Joe Wood and a young left-hander named Babe Ruth. RED SOX LINEUP Brock Holt, RF Xander Bogaerts, 3B Dustin Pedroia, 2B David Ortiz, DH Mike Napoli, 1B Daniel Nava, LF A.J. Pierzynski, C Stephen Drew, SS Jackie Bradley Jr., CF For a breakdown of the pitching matchup, click here.

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