Mike Cameron Returns to Red Sox Lineup for Finale in Cleveland

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Mike Cameron is back in the lineup Thursday after getting another day off, playing center field and batting eighth when the Red Sox and Cleveland Indians finish a four-game series at Progressive Field.

Cameron has played just seven games since coming off the disabled list May 25. He has not played consecutive games this month.

The 37-year-old is a .308 (33-for-107) career hitter in Progressive Field but is one of several Boston starters to never have faced Cleveland right-hander Mitch Talbot.

Those in the starting lineup who have — Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz and Kevin Youkilis –– are a combined 4-for-6 with two doubles and a home run against Talbot.

Indians designated hitter Travis Hafner, who hit a grand slam in Cleveland's eight-run eighth inning Wednesday, is 3-for-10 with three RBIs against Sox starter Jon Lester.

The rest of the Indians starters are a combined 2-for-13.

Here are the complete lineups for both teams:

Red Sox

1. Marco Scutaro, SS
2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
3. David Ortiz, DH
4. Kevin Youkilis, 1B
5. Victor Martinez, C
6. J.D. Drew, RF
7. Adrian Beltre, 3B
8. Mike Cameron, CF
9. Bill Hall, LF

Indians

1. Trevor Crowe, CF
2. Shin-Soo Choo, RF
3. Austin Kearns, LF
4. Travis Hafner, DH
5. Shelley Duncan, 1B
6. Andy Marte, 3B
7. Anderson Hernandez, SS
8. Lou Marson, C
9. Jason Donald, 2B

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