Shane Victorino Out of Red Sox Lineup Against Rangers’ No. 1 Starter, Yu Darvish


Jacoby Ellsbury, Shane VictorinoShane Victorino will get a rest on Sunday afternoon in Arlington, Texas, as the Red Sox face off against the Rangers’ No. 1 starter, Yu Darvish.

Mike Carp will be inserted into the lineup for Victorino as Daniel Nava will take his spot in right field and in the two hole. Victorino is 1-for-7 since returning to the field from a back injury.

Pedro Ciriaco will start at third base in place of Will Middlebrooks, who continues to struggle. Middlebrooks is just 4-for-23 in the last seven days with no extra-base hits.

Check out the lineups for both teams below.

Boston Red Sox (20-10)
Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
Daniel Nava, RF
Dustin Pedroia, 2B
David Ortiz, DH
Mike Napoli, 1B
Mike Carp, LF
David Ross, C
Stephen Drew, SS
Pedro Ciriaco, 3B

Jon Lester, LHP

Texas Rangers (19-11)
Ian Kinsler, 2B
Elvis Andrus, SS
Lance Berkman, DH
Adrian Beltre, 3B
Nelson Cruz, RF
A.J. Pierzynski, C
Jeff Baker, LF
Mitch Moreland, 1B
Craig Gentry, CF

Yu Darvish, RHP

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