Mookie Betts

Red Sox lineup: Mookie Betts dropped to eighth

Rob Bradford
June 09, 2015 - 11:06 am

BALTIMORE -- With Orioles righty Miguel Gonzalez on the mound, Red Sox manager John Farrell starts Brock Holt in right field, hitting him second. Also of note in the Red Sox' lineup for their series opener against the O's is center fielder Mookie Betts hitting out of the eighth spot. Betts has hit no lower than seventh this season, manning that position three times. He has hit leadoff in 38 games, and second in 12. Here is the rest of the Red Sox lineup with Eduardo Rodriguez on the mound for the visitors: Dustin Pedroia 2B Brock Holt RF Hanley Ramirez LF David Ortiz DH Mike Napoli 1B Pablo Sandoval 3B Xander Bogaerts SS Mookie Betts CF Blake Swihart C For all the matchups, click here.