Red Sox lineup: Jackie Bradley Jr., Will Middlebrooks return; Daniel Nava sits

August 07, 2014 - 11:57 am

As the Red Sox prepare for the finale of their three-game series against the Cardinals, they will rotate a number of players back into their lineup against right-hander Adam Wainwright. David Ortiz, who sat out of Wednesday's game in favor of Mike Napoli, is back in the lineup and batting third. Jackie Bradley Jr. will start for the first time in the three-game series, with Daniel Nava getting a day off. And Will Middlebrooks, who sat in favor of Brock Holt on Wednesday, is back in the lineup at third, with Holt in right field. RED SOX LINEUP Brock Holt, RF Dustin Pedroia, 2B David Ortiz, 1B Yoenis Cespedes, LF Xander Bogaerts, SS Christian Vazquez, C Jackie Bradley Jr., CF Will Middlebrooks, 3B Brandon Workman, SP