Dustin Pedroia

Red Sox lineup: Dustin Pedroia returns, Xander Bogaerts out

Rob Bradford
June 20, 2015 - 11:50 am

After sitting out three of the last four games due to a left knee injury, Dustin Pedroia returns to the Red Sox lineup for their game against the Royals Saturday night in Kansas City. The second baseman will hit third. Not getting the start is Xander Bogaerts, who is replaced at shortstop by Brock Holt. Taking the place of Holt in right field will be Alejandro De Aza. Mookie Betts also returns to the top of the Red Sox' batting order. Here is the rest of the Red Sox lineup with Rick Porcello on the mound for the visitors, and Edison Volquez starting for KC: Mookie Betts CF Brock Holt SS Dustin Pedroia 2B David Ortiz DH Hanley Ramirez LF Pablo Sandoval 3B Mike Napoli 1B Alejandro De Aza RF Blake Swihart C For all the matchups, click here.