Thursday, May 23, 2013
Jed Lowrie and his .400 average remains in the Red Sox lineup, as does Josh Beckett's preferred catcher, Jason Varitek.
Here in Portland, utility player Jon Hee is in the lineup for a second straight day, this time at short. Hee is batting .417 (5-for-12).
Here are the lineups:
BOSTON: Ellsbury CF; Pedroia 2B; Gonzalez 1B; Youkilis 3B; Ortiz DH; Drew RF; Lowrie SS; Crawford LF; Varitek C; (Beckett P)
PORTLAND: Lin CF; Hassan LF; Federowicz C; Lavarnway DH; Padron 1B; Middlebrooks 3B; Tejeda 2B; Chiang RF; Hee SS; (Huntzinger P)
Kevin Thomas covers baseball and basketball for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. He wisely moved to Maine in 1994 after working for the St. Petersburg Times. He is married to Nancy and they have nine children.
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