Dustin Pedroia

Red Sox lineup: Major batting order shakeup with Dustin Pedroia leading off; Pablo Sandoval out again

Ryan Hannable
May 23, 2015 - 11:26 am
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The Red Sox have officially shaken up the batting order. Dustin Pedroia will leadoff for the Red Sox against Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson Saturday night. Mookie Betts gets a day off in centerfield, as Rusney Castillo will get his second straight start in the outfield after being called up Friday. Pablo Sandoval will miss his fourth straight game after taking a fastball off the knee Tuesday night. Hanley Ramirez is in the lineup after being hit in the hand by a pitch Friday night. The Red Sox also flipped Ramirez and David Ortiz in the order, as Ramirez will hit third, and Ortiz fourth. Shane Victorino is back after missing two games and will hit second. Blake Swihart will catch knuckleballer Steven Wright. For an extensive look at the matchups, click here. Here's the complete Red Sox lineup: Dustin Pedroia, 2B Shane Victorino, RF Hanley Ramirez, LF David Ortiz, DH Xander Bogaerts, SS Mike Napoli, 1B Rusney Castillo, CF Brock Holt, 3B Blake Swihart, C Steven Wright, RHP

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