Friday, June 5, 2015

Papi And Panda Sitting Tonight Against Lefty

Something had to happen. The Red Sox have essentially benched David Ortiz and Pablo Sandoval tonight against Oakland left-hander Scott Kazmir. Both have struggled mightily against lefties this season, so this is an eminently good move. We'll see how it plays in the clubhouse. Anyway, tonight's Sox lineup is: Dustin Pedroia, 2B; Brock Holt, 3B; Hanley Ramirez, DH; Mike Napoli, 1B; Xander Bogaerts, SS; Mookie Betts, CF; Blake Swihart, C; Alejandro De Aza, LF; Rusney Castillo, RF. On the mound tonight is Wade Miley.