With Youkilis out, Pedroia returns to cleanup spot

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With Youkilis out, Pedroia returns to cleanup spot

By Sean McAdam
CSNNE.com Red Sox Insider Follow @sean_mcadam
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- With Kevin Youkilis back in Boston having an MRI on his right hip, Dustin Pedroia is back in the cleanup spot for Friday night's game against the Rays:

Jacoby Ellsbury CF
Marco Scutaro SS
Adrian Gonzalez 1B
Dustin Pedroia 2B
David Ortiz DH
Carl Crawford LF
Jed Lowrie 3B
Josh Reddick RF
Jarrod Saltalamacchia C

John Lackey P

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