Red Sox lineup: Dustin Pedroia sits in series finale against Blue Jays

July 24, 2014 - 5:18 am
Dustin Pedroia will get a day off as the Red Sox look to earn a series split against the Blue Jays on Thursday. Brock Holt will get the start at second base, with the outfield featuring Daniel Nava in left, Jackie Bradley Jr. in center and Shane Victorino (batting second) playing right. Pedroia went 1-for-4 on Wednesday; he's now 2-for-24 (.083) in six games to open the second half. Meanwhile, the start represents a landmark of sorts for Holt, who has now started at all four infield positions and all three outfield positions this year, thus becoming the first Red Sox player ever to start at every infield and outfield position in the same season. Christian Vazquez will be behind the plate to catch Rubby De La Rosa for the matinee game. RED SOX LINEUP Brock Holt, 2B Shane Victorino, RF David Ortiz, DH Mike Napoli, 1B Daniel Nava, LF Stephen Drew, SS Xander Bogaerts, 3B Jackie Bradley Jr., CF Christian Vazquez, C Rubby De La Rosa, SP