Nick Punto Leads Off, Darnell McDonald in Cleanup Spot As Red Sox Battle Orioles

SARASOTA, Fla. — The Red Sox lineup is showing a new look on Friday with Nick Punto leading off and Darnell McDonald hitting cleanup as Boston travels to Sarasota to square off with the Orioles.

Slick-fielding shortstop Jose Iglesias will hit second and get the start at short behind Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz

Jason Hammel will get the nod on the mound for the Orioles.

Here are the lineups.

Red Sox
Nick Punto, 3B
Jose Iglesias, SS
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
Darnell McDonald, CF
Josh Kroeger, RF
Lars Anderson, 1B
Jason Repko, LF
Nate Spears, 2B
Mauro Gomez, DH

Orioles
Nolan Reimold, LF
Nick Johnson, 1B
Nick Markakis, RF
Adam Jones, CF
Matt Wieters, C
Mark Reynolds, 3B
Wilson Betemit, DH
Steve Tolleson, 2B
Robert Andino, SS

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