Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Rafael Devers Moved Up To Fifth Spot In Red Sox Order

Sizzling hot rookie 3B Rafael Devers has been bumped up to the #5 spot in tonight's Red Sox batting order. The 20-year-old is hitting .429 since his promotion from AAA Pawtucket. Andrew Benintendi is back in the lineup, hitting second. Eduardo Núñez—who knocked in four runs in last night's comeback win—will hit third. The walk-off hero from Tuesday—Christian Vazquez—hits 8th, while Jackie Bradley, Jr. will bat 9th. Taking to the hill tonight for The Carmine Hose will be 2016 Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello.