Red Sox Vs. Orioles Lineups: J.D. Martinez Returns For First Game Of Series

Martinez did not play in Boston's win Wednesday.


The Red Sox look to make it two straight wins when Boston opens up a four-game set on the road against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night.

Boston is coming off a 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies — its first in nine games — and will give the ball to Nathan Eovaldi.

As for the lineups, J.D. Martinez makes his return after missing Wednesday’s game. The designated hitter, who was removed from Tuesday’s contest with dehydration, will bat third.

Alex Verdugo continues to hit from the leadoff spot.

Here are the lineups for both teams:

RED SOX (7-18)
Alex Verdugo, LF
Rafael Devers, 3B
J.D. Martinez, DH
Xander Bogaerts, SS
Mitch Moreland, 1B
Christian Vazquez, C
Kevin Pillar, RF
Jackie Bradley Jr., CF
Jose Peraza, 2B

Nathan Eovaldi, RHP (1-2, 5.93 ERA)

Hanser Alberto, 2B
Anthony Santander, RF
Renato Nunez, 1B
Pedro Severino, C
Rio Ruiz, 3B
Pat Valaika, LF
Dwight Smith Jr., DH
Cedric Mullins, CF
Andrew Velazquez, SS

Asher Wojciechowski, RHP (1-2, 4.34 ERA)

Thumbnail photo via Brian Fluharty/USA TODAY Sports Images

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