David Ortiz

Red Sox lineup: David Ortiz dropped to fifth

Rob Bradford
May 26, 2015 - 12:26 pm

MINNEAPOLIS -- With righty Mike Pelfrey on the mound for the Twins, David Ortiz slides to fifth in the Red Sox batting order for Tuesday night's game. The last time Ortiz hit fifth on a regular basis was 2011, when he filled the spot in 108 games. The Red Sox DH is currently in an 0-for-16 slump. With Ortiz dropped down, Pablo Sandoval slides up into the No. 3 spot. Also in the lineup will be Rusney Castillo, who mans right field. Here is the Red Sox lineup with Clay Buchholz on the mound for the visitors: Dustin Pedroia 2B Mookie Betts CF Pablo Sandoval 3B Hanley Ramirez LF David Ortiz DH Mike Napoli 1B Xander Bogaerts SS Rusney Castillo RF Sandy Leon C For all the matchups, click here.