Jackie Bradley Jr.

Red Sox lineup: Jackie Bradley Jr. back; Brock Holt (left oblique tightness) scratched

Ryan Hannable
August 22, 2015 - 11:26 am

The Red Sox will be going for a season-long fifth straight win Saturday night when they host the Royals at Fenway Park. Jackie Bradley Jr. and Brock Holt are back in the lineup as the Sox go against Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura. Holt slides down in the order as Pablo Sandoval will hit second for a third straight game. [UPDATE 6:15 p.m.: Holt has been scratched from the lineup with left oblique tightness. Josh Rutledge will play second base.] Hanley Ramirez will be in left, Mookie Betts in center and Bradley Jr. in right. Ramirez is hitting sixth, as Travis Shaw slides up to fifth. Blake Swihart will catch Red Sox starter Matt Barnes. For an extensive look at the matchups, click here. Here is the complete updated Red Sox lineup: Mookie Betts, CF Pablo Sandoval, 3B Xander Bogaerts, SS David Ortiz, DH Travis Shaw, 1B Hanley Ramirez, LF Blake Swihart, C Jackie Bradley Jr., RF Josh Rutledge, 2B Matt Barnes, RHP