Blake Swihart

Red Sox lineup: Blake Swihart making major league debut vs. Yankees, Brock Holt starting in RF

Ryan Hannable
May 02, 2015 - 7:39 am

Red Sox catching prospect Blake Swihart will make his major league debut Saturday afternoon against the Yankees at Fenway Park. The 23-year-old was called up after Friday's game when Ryan Hanigan suffered a fractured hand. "It's definitely a dream come true," said Swihart. "This is what I dreamed about as a little kid. It's exciting, but at the end of the day I am here for these guys too and I have to help this team win. After Allen Craig started in right field Friday night against left-hander CC Sabathia, Brock Holt will get the start Saturday, as the Yankees will send right-hander Nathan Eovaldi to the mound. For a complete look at the matchups, click here. 1. Mookie Betts, CF 2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B 3. David Ortiz, DH 4. Hanley Ramirez, LF 5. Pablo Sandoval, 3B 6. Mike Napoli, 1B 7. Brock Holt, RF 8. Xander Bogaerts, SS 9. Blake Swihart, C Wade Miley, LHP