Bobby Valentine Places Dustin Pedroia in Leadoff Spot in First Game of Grapefruit League Action

by NESN Staff

March 4, 2012

FORT MYERS, Fla. ?? Bobby Valentine will see a familiar face in Tsuyoshi Nishioka, the Twins shortstop that he managed in Japan with the Chiba Lotte Marines.

Francisco Liriano will be pitching for Minnesota now as opposted to Terry Doyle, who was initially penciled in.

Red Sox
Dustin Pedroia, 2B
Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
Cody Ross, RF
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B
Mike Aviles, SS
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
Darnell McDonald, LF
Will Middlebrooks, 3B?
Juan Carlos Linares, DH
Josh Beckett, P

Twins
Ben Revere, LF
Tsuyoshi Nishioka, SS
Rene Tosoni, RF
Aaron Bates, 1B
Luke Hughes, DH
Sean Burroughs, 3B
Ray Chang, 2B
Rene Rivera, C
Darin Mastrolanni, CF
Francisco Liriano, P

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