Eduardo Rodriguez Starts For Red Sox As They Go For Sweep Of Phillies

The Boston Red Sox can sweep their final interleague series of the season when they host the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park.

Boston has made only one change to the lineup that beat Philadelphia 9-2 on Saturday. Ryan Hanigan will start at catcher and bat seventh. He replaces Blake Swihart, who went 2 for 4 on Saturday.

Eduardo Rodriguez will take the mound for the Sox. He picked up his eighth win of the season in his previous outing Aug. 31 against the New York Yankees. The 22-year-old gave up one earned run and seven hits, while striking out four over five innings. This is his first career start against the Phillies.

Phillies slugger Ryan Howard will start on the bench for the second straight game.

Here are the lineups for both teams:

RED SOX (63-72)
Mookie Betts, CF
Brock Holt, 3B
Xander Bogaerts, SS
David Ortiz, DH
Travis Shaw, 1B
Rusney Castillo, LF
Ryan Hanigan, C
Josh Rutledge, 2B
Jackie Bradley Jr., RF

Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP (8-5, 4.25 ERA)

PHILLIES (53-83)
Odubel Herrera, CF
Cesar Hernandez, 2B
Aaron Altherr, RF
Jeff Francoeur, DH
Darnell Sweeney, LF
Darin Ruf, 1B
Cody Asche, 3B
Erik Kratz, C
Freddy Galvis, SS

Jerad Eickhoff, RHP (1-2, 2.84 ERA)

Thumbnail photo via Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports Images

Thumbnail photo via Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez (52) pitches during the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Fenway Park.

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