Mike Napoli

Red Sox lineup: Mike Napoli hitting eighth, Sandy Leon catching

Rob Bradford
June 23, 2015 - 11:21 am

With Ubaldo Jimenez on the mound for Baltimore, John Farrell will put Brock Holt in right field, hitting him second. Sandy Leon also get the start, catching Sox starter Joe Kelly. Also of note is Mike Napoli hitting in the No. 8 spot. The first baseman has actually manned the position in the batting order more than any other place, hitting eighth 256 games. In the spot, Napoli has totaled a career .898 OPS. Here is the Red Sox' lineup in their series opener against the Orioles: Mookie Betts CF Brock Holt RF Dustin Pedroia 2B David Ortiz DH Hanley Ramirez LF Xander Bogaerts SS Pablo Sandoval 3B Mike Napoli 1B Sandy Leon C For all the matchups, click here.