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Red Sox lineup: Mitch Moreland makes his return

Rob Bradford
July 28, 2018 - 4:42 pm

When asked how his knee was prior to Saturday night's game, Mitch Moreland politely responded, "Have you seen the lineup?"

Sure enough, there it was. Moreland was back. That, however, doesn't mean the first baseman's balky left knee is fully healed.

"He’ll play tonight, not play tomorrow and then we’ll go over how he’s feeling," said Red Sox manager Alex Cora. "He’s good for today."

Moreland will be going up against Minnesota starter Jake Odorizzi, who has limited the lefty hitter to just one hit in 12 at-bats.

Here is the Red Sox' lineup with Rick Porcello on the mound for the hosts:

Mookie Betts RF

Andrew Benintendi LF

J.D. Martinez DH

Mitch Moreland 1B

Xander Bogaerts SS

Rafael Devers 3BV

Eduardo Nunez 2B

Sandy Leon C

Jackie Bradley Jr. CF

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