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Boston Red Sox Opening Day: Lineups Posted For Game With Texas Rangers

The seemingly endless winter is over (ignore the snow on the ground for the time being). Baseball is back. 

It officially began on Thursday, with six games on MLB's Opening Day, but the Boston Red Sox season doesn't begin until 4:05 p.m. ET on Friday, when Jacoby Ellsbury stands in against C.J. Wilson, starting a 2011 campaign that hopefully goes well into October. 

Here are the lineups for Game 1 of 162: 

Boston Red Sox

1. Jacoby Ellsbury CF
2. Dustin Pedroia 2B
3. Carl Crawford LF
4. Kevin Youkilis 3B
5. Adrian Gonzalez 1B
6. David Ortiz DH
7. Mike Cameron RF
8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia C
9. Marco Scutaro SS

Jon Lester, P

Texas Rangers

1. Ian Kinsler, 2B
2. Elvis Andrus, SS
3. Josh Hamilton, LF
4. Adrian Beltre, 3B (miss u!)
5. Michael Young, DH
6. Nelson Cruz, RF
7. Mike Napoli, 1B
8. Yorvit Torrealba, C
9. Julio Borbon, CF

C.J. Wilson, P