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Red Sox lineup: Jackie Bradley Jr. out again, Blake Swihart to DH

Ryan Hannable
May 14, 2018 - 3:16 pm

After returning for the final two games in Toronto over the weekend, Jackie Bradley Jr. is back on the bench.

Bradley Jr. struggled for much of the road trip and sat out three games -- last Wednesday-Friday -- with the hope of rediscovering his swing, but then went 1-for-7 on Saturday and Sunday. Andrew Benintendi will take his place in center field and J.D. Martinez will play left field as the Red Sox return home to Fenway Park against the A's Monday night.

Hanley Ramirez will play first base, while Blake Swihart will finally get some action as he will serve as the DH against A's left-hander Sean Manaea, who threw a no-hitter against the Red Sox last month. Swihart hasn't appeared in a game since May 6.

Sandy Leon will catch Red Sox starter Rick Porcello.

Here's the complete Red Sox lineup.

Mookie Betts, RF

Andrew Benintendi, CF

Hanley Ramirez, 1B

J.D. Martinez, LF

Xander Bogaerts, SS

Eduardo Nunez, 2B

Blake Swihart, DH

Rafael Devers, 3B

Sandy Leon, C

Rick Porcello, RHP

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