Lineup: Overbay DHing vs. Twins

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Here is the lineup for Thursday’s game against the Twins in Hammond Stadium:

1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF

2. Daniel Nava, LF

3. Dustin Pedroia, 2B

4. Mike Napoli, 1B

5. Will Middlebrooks, 3B

6. Lyle Overbay, DH

7. Jonny Gomes, RF

8. David Ross, C

9. Jose Iglesias, SS

SP --Ryan Dempster, RHP

Also scheduled to pitch: Terry Doyle, Koji Uehara, Daniel Bard

Pitching plans going forward: Clayton Mortensen is scheduled to start the split-squad game against the Orioles in Sarasota Friday afternoon, with Felix Doubront scheduled to pitch Friday night in JetBlue Park against the Twins. Alfredo Aceves is scheduled to start Saturday against the Rays in Port Charlotte; John Lackey is scheduled to pitch in a minor-league game at the Fort. Jon Lester is scheduled to pitch Sunday in the Fort against the Rays; Clay Buchholz is scheduled on Monday in Bradenton against the Pirates. Dempster’s next turn is scheduled here Tuesday against the Orioles.

Interested in the kids? Rubby De La Rosa is scheduled to follow Lester on Sunday, Allen Webster is lined up to follow Buchholz on Monday.