Xander Bogaerts

Red Sox lineup: Xander Bogaerts moves up, Rusney Castillo makes season debut

Ryan Hannable
May 22, 2015 - 2:04 pm
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The Red Sox are looking for a spark offensively as they come into their weekend series with the Angels averaging only 2.32 runs per game in 19 games during the month of May. Looking to create one, the team has called up outfielder Rusney Castillo, who will play right field and bat eighth. They also moved Xander Bogaerts out of the No. 8 spot in the order up to No. 5. Pablo Sandoval remains out because of his knee after being hit by a pitch Tuesday and Brock Holt will once again play third base, as the Red Sox go against Angels right-hander Garrett Richards. Blake Swihart will catch Red Sox starter Rick Porcello. For an extensive look at the matchups, click here. For a series preview, click here. Here's the complete Red Sox lineup: Mookie Betts, CF Dustin Pedroia, 2B David Ortiz, DH Hanley Ramirez, LF Xander Bogaerts, SS Mike Napoli, 1B Brock Holt, 3B Rusney Castillo, RF Blake Swihart, C Rick Porcello, RHP