David Ortiz Gets Day Off Against Chad Jenkins As Slugger Tries to Recover From Slump

David OrtizDavid Ortiz will get the day off on Sunday afternoon after going 1-17 in his last four games.

Mike Napoli will get the start at designated hitter, batting in Ortiz’s usual cleanup spot. Mike Carp will play first base and hit sixth.

The Blue Jays are sticking with what worked on Saturday afternoon as they send out the same lineup in consecutive days. Righty Chad Jenkins will take the mound for the Blue Jays as Ryan Dempster tries to pick up his third win for Boston.

Check out the full starting lineups below.

Toronto Blue Jays (14-24)
Melky Cabrera, LF
Jose Bautista, RF
Edwin Encarnacion, DH
J.P. Arencibia, C
Adam Lind, 1B
Brett Lawrie, 3B
Colby Rasmus, CF
Emilio Bonifacio, 2B
Munenori Kawasaki, SS

Chad Jenkins, RHP

Boston Red Sox (22-15)
Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
Shane Victorino, RF
Dustin Pedroia, 2B
Mike Napoli, DH
Daniel Nava, LF
Mike Carp, 1B
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
Will Middlebrooks, 3B
Stephen Drew, SS

Ryan Dempster, RHP

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