Pregame: Sox-Rangers lineups


Pregame: Sox-Rangers lineups

BOSTON -- The lineups are up:

RED SOX----------
Mike Aviles SS
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Adrian Gonzalez 1B
Cody Ross RF
David Ortiz DH
Kevin Youkilis 3B
Kelly Shoppach C
Darnell McDonald LF
Jason Repko CF

Josh Beckett P

Ian Kinsler 2B
Elvis Andrus SS
Josh Hamilton CF
Adrian Beltre 3B
Nelson Cruz RF
David Murphy LF
Mike Napoli C
Mitch Moreland DH
Brandon Snyder 1B

Derek Holland P

NOTES: Kevin Youkilis' slump has prompted Bobby Valentine to move Cody Ross into the cleanup spot, at least against left-hander Derek Holland . . . Michael Young has been scratched from the Rangers' lineup because of what's being described as "minor back stiffness."