Red Sox lineup: Jackie Bradley Jr. to start on bench in series finale vs. Mariners

Ryan Hannable
May 12, 2019 - 10:42 am

After collecting hits in back-to-back games, Jackie Bradley Jr. will start on the bench in Sunday's Mother's Day series finale against the Mariners at Fenway Park. 

Mookie Betts will shift to center field and J.D. Martinez will get the start in right field. Eduardo Nunez will serve as the designated hitter.

Despite being 0 for his last 19, Michael Chavis will get the start at second base and hit sixth against Seattle lefty Marco Gonzales. With the left-hander on the mound, Steve Pearce will start at first in place of Mitch Moreland.

Christian Vazquez will catch Red Sox starter Hector Velazquez. 

Here's the complete Red Sox lineup.

Andrew Benintendi, LF

Mookie Betts, CF

J.D. Martinez, RF

Xander Bogaerts, SS

Rafael Devers, 3B

Michael Chavis, 2B

Christian Vazquez, C

Steve Pearce, 1B

Eduardo Nunez, DH

Hector Velezquez, RHP

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