Jacoby Ellsbury Leads Off for Red Sox in Series Finale at Tampa Bay

Jacoby Ellsbury's late-game heroics were not enough Saturday, but the Red Sox center fielder will try to add to his offensive resume leading off Sunday against the Rays.

Ellsbury, Dustin Pedroia and Adrian Gonzalez man the top three spots in the lineup, as usual. David Ortiz remains in the cleanup spot ahead of Josh Reddick against Tampa Bay right-hander James Shields (14-10, 2.77 ERA).

Jon Lester (15-6, 2.93) will try to get the Red Sox back on a winning track. Jason Varitek is behind the plate. Mike Aviles is at third base and bats ninth.

Here is the complete Red Sox lineup (check back for the Rays lineup when it is released):

Red Sox
Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
Dustin Pedroia, 2B
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B
David Ortiz, DH
Josh Reddick, RF
Carl Crawford, LF
Jason Varitek, C
Marco Scutaro, SS
Mike Aviles, 3B

Rays
Desmond Jennings, LF
B.J. Upton, CF
Evan Longoria, 3B
Ben Zobrist, 2B
Johnny Damon, DH
Sean Rodriguez, SS
Casey Kotchman, 1B
Jose Lobaton, C
Brandon Guyer, RF

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