Brock Holt

Red Sox lineup: Mookie Betts, Mike Napoli, Shane Victorino start on bench

Rob Bradford
May 16, 2015 - 1:35 pm
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With Felix Hernandez on the mound for Seattle, John Farrell has added a few additional left-handed bats to Saturday night's lineup. Brock Holt is inserted in the leadoff spot, starting in right field, while Jackie Bradley Jr. gets the start in center field. Starting on the bench will be both Mookie Betts and Shane Victorino. Betts is just 1-for-16 in his last four games, dropping the outfielder's on-base percentage to .294. Victorino has been perhaps the Red Sox hottest hitter since arriving at Safeco Field -- going 4-for-7 with a walk -- but will give way to Holt in right against the righty. Daniel Nava also gets the start at first base over Mike Napoli, who is just 8-for-39 (.205) against Hernandez and his currently hitting .168. Here is the Red Sox lineup with Rick Porcello starting for the visitors: Brock Holt RF Dustin Pedroia 2B David Ortiz DH Hanley Ramirez LF Pablo Sandoval 3B Xander Bogaerts SS Daniel Nava 1B Blake Swihart C Jackie Bradley Jr. CF For all the matchups, click here.

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