Red Sox using potential Opening Day lineup vs. Rays

Red Sox using potential Opening Day lineup vs. Rays
March 17, 2013, 1:15 pm
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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox lineup today against the Rays looks very much like what their Opening Day lineup could be:
 
Ellsbury CF
Victorino RF
Pedroia 2B
Napoli 1B
Saltalamacchia DH
Middlebrooks 3B
Gomes LF
Ross C
Iglesias SS
Lester LHP
 
Lester enters the game with a 1.29 ERA, tied for first among all spring training qualifiers.
 
Pitchers after Lester: Hanrahan, Carter
 
Bench: Lavarnway, Ciriaco, Diaz, Gomez, Spring, Vazquez, Carp, Drew, Holt, Overbay, Bradley, Maier, Sweeney, Sutton, Nava
 
Rays:
Escobar SS
Johnson 1B
Longoria 3B
Rodriguez CF
Loney DH
Lobaton C
Fontenot 2B
Bourgeois
Thompson LF
Cobb RHP

The Red Sox will wear green shirts and caps today to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. It is believed the team first wore green in 1990, when Roger Clemens supplied hats and stirrups.