Red Sox Vs. Blue Jays Lineups: Michael Chavis Returns, Will Start At Second

Boston will be looking for its second consecutive win

by Sean T. McGuire

August 26, 2020

The Boston Red Sox will take the diamond Wednesday night in Buffalo, looking to earn their second win in as many nights.

The Red Sox will face the Toronto Blue Jays, who are playing their home games at Sahlen Field this season. Boston claimed a 9-7 win over Toronto on Tuesday.

Michael Chavis will replace Jose Peraza at second base and bat ninth. Alex Verdugo will lead off with Mitch Moreland playing first and batting fifth.

Right-handed pitcher Colten Brewer will take the mound for the Red Sox while Julian Merryweather will make his first-ever Major League Baseball start for the Blue Jays.

Here are the full lineups for both teams.

RED SOX (10-20)
Alex Verdugo, LF
Rafael Devers, 3B
J.D. Martinez, RF
Xander Bogaerts, SS
Mitch Moreland, 1B
Christian Vazquez, C
Kevin Pillar, RF
Jackie Bradley Jr., CF
Michael Chavis, 2B

Colten Brewer, RHP (0-1, 3.50 ERA)

TORONTO BLUE JAYS (14-14)
Cavan Biggio, 2B
Randal Grichuk, CF
Travis Shaw, 3B
Teoscar Hernandez, RF
Vladimir Guerrero Jr., DH
Rowdy Tellez, 1B
Lourdes Gurril Jr., LF
Reese McGuire, C
Santiago Espinal, SS

Julian Merryweather, RHP (0-0)

First pitch is set for 6:37 p.m. ET.

Thumbnail photo via David Butler II/USA TODAY Sports Images
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