Red Sox lineup vs. Rays: Dustin Pedroia sits, Jonathan Herrera starts at second base

May 31, 2014 - 11:43 am
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Dustin Pedroia sits on Saturday after leaving Friday's contest with a right hand contusion. Pedroia suffered the injury while receiving a throw on a Wil Myers stolen base attempt. Jonathan Herrera starts at second base for the Red Sox, making his first start since May 11 and his third in the month of May. Rubby De La Rosa takes the mound for the Red Sox, making his first career start for the organization since being acquired from the Dodgers in the deal that sent Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett and Nick Punto to Los Angeles. So far this season, De La Rosa has a 3.04 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and opponent batting average of .218 for Pawtucket. For complete batter vs. starting pitcher histories, click here. For comprehensive Red Sox coverage, visit weei.com/redsox. RED SOX LINEUP Brock Holt, 3B Xander Bogaerts, SS A.J. Pierzynski, C David Ortiz, DH Mike Carp, 1B Jonny Gomes, LF Grady Sizemore, RF Jackie Bradley Jr., CF Jonathan Herrera, 2B Rubby De La Rosa, P.
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