Red Sox lineup: Jackie Bradley Jr., Mike Napoli sit in Cincy

August 12, 2014 - 11:14 am

Center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr., mired in an 0-for-35 slump that has seen him strike out 18 times, will sit in the opener of a two-game series in Cincinnati against the Reds, with Brock Holt in center field and Will Middlebrooks at third base against right-hander Mat Latos. With the Sox playing in an NL park, Mike Napoli will get the day off while David Ortiz will play first. RED SOX LINEUP Brock Holt, CF Dustin Pedroia, 2B David Ortiz, 1B Yoenis Cespedes, LF Daniel Nava, RF Xander Bogaerts, SS Christian Vazquez, C Will Middlebrooks, 3B Joe Kelly, SP