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Red Sox At Yankees Lineups: Jason Varitek Catching For Tim Wakefield

The Red Sox aim to make it five straight wins Wednesday night against the Yankees with an unusual pair of batterymates. Jason Varitek will be behind the plate tonight, playing catcher despite the presence of knuckleballer Tim Wakefield on the mound. 

Meanwhile, for the rest of the lineup the question has to be whether there's going to be any retaliation for Jon Lester's plunkfest on Tuesday.

Boston Red Sox (34-26)

1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF

2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B

3. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B

4. Kevin Youkilis, 3B

5. David Ortiz, DH

6. Carl Crawford, LF

7. Marco Scutaro, SS

8. J.D. Drew, RF

9. Jason Varitek, C

--Tim Wakefield, SP

The Yankees will have Mark Teixeira back in the lineup after he missed all but a few pitches of his start Tuesday, leaving the game after becoming one of the victims of Lester's aforementioned wild night. Alex Rodriguez will DH, while Eduardo Nunez gets the start at third. 

New York Yankees (33-25)

1. Derek Jeter, SS

2. Curtis Granderson, CF

3. Mark Teixeira, 1B

4. Alex Rodriguez, DH

5. Robinson Cano, 2B

6. Nick Swisher, RF

7. Brett Gardner, LF

8. Eduardo Nunez, 3B

9. Francisco Cervelli, C

--A.J. Burnett, SP

First pitch is scheduled for 7:05. The game will be broadcast on NESN, YES, and ESPN.