David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez Batting Fifth in Red Sox-White Sox Early Game

David Ortiz will be batting fifth for just the second time since mid-June when the Red Sox take on lefty John Danks and the White Sox in the first of two games Saturday at Fenway Park.

Ortiz is 2-for-8 with a home run against Danks. Adrian Beltre, bumped up to the cleanup spot, is 5-for-15 with two homers, a double and four RBIs vs. the left-hander.

J.D. Drew, along with Ortiz the only left-handed bats in the Red Sox lineup, is 4-for-11 with a homer and three doubles off Danks. Marco Scutaro is 4-for-6 with a pair of dingers.

Of the 20 hits the Boston order has against Danks, nine have been home runs.

Former Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez will bat fifth for Chicago.

Here are the lineups for both teams:

Red Sox

Marco Scutaro, SS
J.D. Drew, RF
Victor Martinez, C
Adrian Beltre, 3B
David Ortiz, DH
Mike Lowell, 1B
Jed Lowrie, 2B
Bill Hall, LF
Darnell McDonald, CF

White Sox

Juan Pierre, LF
Omar Vizquel, 3B
Alex Rios, CF
Paul Konerko, 1B
Manny Ramirez, DH
A.J. Pierzynski, C
Andruw Jones, RF
Alexis Ramirez, SS
Gordon Beckham, 2B

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