Dustin Pedroia

Red Sox lineup: Dustin Pedroia still out, Pablo Sandoval back in

Rob Bradford
June 19, 2015 - 12:17 pm

Still nursing a left knee injury, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia remains out of the lineup as the Sox kick off a three-game series against the Royals in Kansas City Friday night. Returning to the lineup is third baseman Pablo Sandoval, who was benched Thursday for violating the team's social media policy. Alejandro De Aza also gets the start in right field with righty starter Yohan Pino on the mound for KC. Here is the Red Sox lineup with Eduardo Rodriguez getting the start for the visitors: Brock Holt 2B Mookie Betts CF David Ortiz DH Hanley Ramirez LF Xander Bogaerts SS Pablo Sandoval 3B Mike Napoli 1B Alejandro De Aza RF Blake Swihart C For all the matchups, click here.