Red Sox Vs. Indians Lineup: Scott Podsednik Replaces Carl Crawford Against Chris Seddon

The Red Sox will look to avenge their Thursday night loss as they take on the Indians in the second game of a four-game series in Cleveland. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. EST with broadcasts on NESN and WEEI.

With the left-handed Chris Seddon on the mound, the Sox will shift around their lineup some. Scott Podsednik will make an appearance just one night after being re-signed--he had been traded to the Diamondbacks as part of the Craig Breslow deal--batting ninth and replacing Carl Crawford in left field.

Pedro Ciriaco and Jarrod Saltalamacchia will join Crawford on the bench despite the strong performance from the former in Thursday's loss. Mike Aviles will move up to bat second, while Dustin Pedroia returns to second base. Kelly Shoppach will play behind the plate, with Ryan Lavarnway getting the nod at DH.

Boston Red Sox (55-58)

  1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
  2. Mike Aviles, SS
  3. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
  4. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B
  5. Cody Ross, RF
  6. Will Middlebrooks, 3B
  7. Ryan Lavarnway, DH
  8. Kelly Shoppach, C
  9. Scott Podsednik, LF

Cleveland Indians (52-60)

  1. Ezequiel Carrera, LF
  2. Asdrubal Cabrera, SS
  3. Shin-Soo Choo, RF
  4. Carlos Santana, C
  5. Michael Brantley, CF
  6. Shelley Duncan, DH
  7. Casey Kotchman, 1B
  8. Jack Hannahan, 3B
  9. Jason Donald, 2B

Next Game

Boston Red Sox
@ Cleveland Indians

Friday, Aug 10, 2012, 7:05 PM EDT
Progressive Field

Clay Buchholz vs Chris Seddon

Partly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing from left to right field at 5-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 70.

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Read more on the Red Sox at Over the Monster and SB Nation Boston. Check out Let's Go Tribe and SB Nation Cleveland for more on the Indians. Baseball Nation is your source for news and analysis around Major League Baseball.

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