Pablo Sandoval

Red Sox lineup: Pablo Sandoval batting 2nd vs. Royals

Ryan Hannable
August 20, 2015 - 11:26 am

Red Sox interim manager Torey Lovullo is shaking things up with his lineup Thursday night in the series opener against the Royals as third baseman Pablo Sandoval will bat second for the first time since 2012. Hanley Ramirez will be back in left field after getting Wednesday night off and Rusney Castillo will be the odd man out in the outfield against Royals left-hander Danny Duffy. Brock Holt will also get the night off. Ryan Hanigan will catch Red Sox starter Wade Miley. For an extensive look at the matchups, click here. For a series preview, click here. Here is the complete Red Sox lineup: Mookie Betts, CF Pablo Sandoval, 3B Xander Bogaerts, SS David Ortiz, DH Hanley Ramirez, LF Travis Shaw, 1B Ryan Hanigan, C Jackie Bradley Jr., RF Josh Rudledge, 2B Wade Miley, LHP