PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 20: Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox throws a pitch against the Philadelphia Phillies in a MLB interleague baseball game on May 20, 2012 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Red Sox 5, Phillies 1: Josh Beckett's Strong Outing, Jarrod Saltalamacchia's Bat Power Sox

The Boston Red Sox won their three-game, inter-league series against the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1, after a 5-1 win on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.

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Red Sox Roster Moves: Boston Recalls Che-Hsuan Lin As Mauro Gomez Is Optioned To Pawtucket

The seemingly never ending outfield shuffle for the Boston Red Sox continued Sunday, as before their Sunday contest against host Philadelphia Phillies, outfielder Che-Hsuan Lin was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket for the second time this season. Lin will wear No. 67 and will be able to play in Sunday's contest, while first basemen Mauro Gomez was optioned back to the Red Sox, Triple-A affiliate.

Earlier in the season, April 14, Lin was recalled to the big-league club. The same day, he made his MLB debut against the Tampa Bay Rays as a defensive replacement.

In 36 games with the PawSox this season, including 34 contests in center field and three in right field, he is 32-for-125 (.256) with seven doubles, two home runs, 16 RBI, 13 runs, 20 walks and five stolen bases, including a .309 clip (17-for-55) with 13 walks in 17 May games.

Meanwhile, Gomez played in just two games with Boston and went 0-for-2 at the plate.

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Red Sox Vs. Phillies Lineups, Game 3: Ortiz At First, Gonzalez In Right Field Again

After collecting a 7-5 victory Saturday, the Boston Red Sox have decided to make minimal changes to their batting lineup for Sunday's series finale, which will feature Boston's Josh Beckett and Philadelphia Phillies' ace Cliff Lee opposing each other at Citizen Bank Park (1:35 p.m. ET on TBS). David Ortiz will be in the lineup again, hitting third and playing first base, while Adrian Gonzalez will hit behind him and play right field for the second straight game.

The player making his second start in the series is outfielder Marlin Byrd, who was given the "day off" on Saturday.

Boston Red Sox (18-21)

  1. Mike Aviles, SS
  2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
  3. David Ortiz, 1B
  4. Adrian Gonzalez, RF
  5. Will Middlebrooks, 3B
  6. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
  7. Daniel Nava, LF
  8. Marlon Byrd, CF
  9. Josh Beckett, P
Starting Pitcher: Josh Beckett (3-4, 4.97 ERA).

Philadelphia Phillies (21-19)
  1. Jimmy Rollins SS
  2. Juan Pierre LF
  3. Shane Victorino CF
  4. Hunter Pence RF
  5. Ty Wigginton 3B
  6. John Mayberry 1B
  7. Freddy Galvis 2B
  8. Brian Schneider C
  9. Cliff Lee P
Starting Pitcher: Cliff Lee (0-1, 1.95 ERA)



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Boston Red Sox
@ Philadelphia Phillies

Sunday, May 20, 2012, 1:35 PM EDT
Citizens Bank Park

Josh Beckett vs Cliff Lee

Mostly sunny. Winds blowing in from right field at 10-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.

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