Red Sox lineup: Slumping Xander Bogaerts starts day on bench

Rob Bradford
June 21, 2014 - 8:47 am

With right-hander Jesse Chavez on the mound for the A's, Xander Bogaerts will start today's game between the Red Sox and A's in Oakland on the bench. Bogaerts is in the middle of a horrific slump, going 4-for-42 over his last 12 games (striking out three times Friday night). Jonathan Herrera gets the start at third base. Here is the Red Sox' lineup with Rubby De La Rosa on the mound: Brock Holt RF Dustin Pedroia 2B David Ortiz DH Mike Napoli 1B Daniel Nava LF A.J. Pierzynski C Stephen Drew SS Jonathan Herrera 3B Jackie Bradley CF For all the matchups, click here.