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Red Sox Vs. Blue Jays Lineups: Kevin Youkilis Returns, Bats Cleanup

Kevin Youkilis returns to the lineup for the Boston Red Sox as they seek their first win of the new season against the Toronto Blue Jays in the first of a three game set at 7:30 p.m. EST on Monday night at the Rogers Centre (TV/Radio: NESN/WEEI).

Youkilis has had a rough start to the season, going 0-for-8 in two games before being benched prior to Sunday's 13-12 loss to the Detroit Tigers in extra innings. Youkilis hit .258 with 17 home runs and 80 RBI in 120 games last season.

Here are the lineups for both teams for Monday night's game.


  1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
  2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
  3. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B
  4. Kevin Youkilis, 3B
  5. David Ortiz, DH
  6. Cody Ross, LF
  7. Ryan Sweeney, RF
  8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
  9. Mike Aviles, SS
Starting Pitcher: Felix Doubront, LHP (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

  1. Yunel Escobar, SS
  2. Reed Johnson, 2B
  3. Jose Bautista, RF
  4. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B
  5. Adam Lind, DH
  6. Brett Lawrie, 3B
  7. Rajai Davis, LF
  8. J.P. Arencibia
  9. Colby Rasmus, CF
Starting Pitcher: Henderson Alvarez, RHP (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

Current Series

3 game series vs Blue Jays @ Rogers Centre

Boston Red Sox
@ Toronto Blue Jays

Monday, Apr 9, 2012, 7:07 PM EDT
Rogers Centre

Felix Doubront vs Henderson Alvarez

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing in from left field at 20-25 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 50.

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