Red Sox lineup: Jacoby Ellsbury back

September 04, 2013 - 11:42 am
Jacoby Ellsbury is back in the Red Sox' lineup Wednesday after missing Tuesday night's game with hand and thumb discomfort. Ellsbury is in his familiar spot of center field and batting leadoff. After an impressive 2-1 win over Max Scherzer and the Tigers Tuesday, the Sox will send Ryan Dempster to the mound against Rick Porcello as they look to take two of three games in the series between the two best teams in the American League. 1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF 2. Shane Victorino, RF 3. Dustin Pedroia, 2B 4. David Ortiz, DH 5. Daniel Nava, LF 6. Mike Napoli, 1B 7. Stephen Drew, SS 8. David Ross, C 9. Will Middlebrooks, 3B SP -- Ryan Dempster For more Red Sox coverage, visit