Ryan Kalish, Daniel Nava in Lineup for Red Sox Opposite Matt Garza


August 28, 2010

Rookies Ryan Kalish and Daniel Nava are back in the Red Sox' lineup for the second of three big games at Tampa Bay on Saturday night.

The pair of Pawtucket call-ups were on the bench when the Sox faced Rays' lefty David Price on Friday night. Neither has ever faced Tampa Bay's starter Saturday, Matt Garza, who 7-3 with a 3.64 ERA in his career against the Red Sox.

Both J.D. Drew and David Ortiz have been bumped up in the lineup for this one, Drew from seventh to second and Ortiz from fifth to fourth. The pair is just 9-for-49 (.184) combined against Garza, but they have a combined four home runs and 13 walks in matchups with the right-hander.

Adrian Beltre was dropped from fourth on Friday night to his customary fifth. He is 9-for-21 (.429) with a pair of homers off Garza.

Here is the complete Boston lineup in support of Clay Buchholz:

Marco Scutaro, SS
J.D. Drew, RF
Victor Martinez, C
David Ortiz, DH
Adrian Beltre, 3B
Mike Lowell, 1B
Daniel Nava, LF
Ryan Kalish, CF
Bill Hall, 2B

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