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)



Next Game

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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