Lineups: Mike Napoli (sore quad) sits again
"Just with catching Soto yesterday, and then the turnaround today I wanted to get Soto another day, and then we have the off day," manager Ron Washington said. "So that gives Nap 3 days for that to settle down, that's all. So it worked out perfectly."
Washington said it wasn't any worse, just something that is nagging.
Ian Kinsler, 2B
Elvis Andrus, SS
Josh Hamilton, CF
Adrian Beltre, 3B
Nelson Cruz, RF
Michael Young, DH
David Murphy, LF
Geovany Soto, C
Mitch Moreland, 1B
SP: Matt Harrison
Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
Carl Crawford, LF
Dustin Pedroia, 2B
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B
Cody Ross, RF
Will Middlebrooks, 3B
Ryan Lavarnway, DH
Kelly Shoppach, C
Pedro Ciriaco, SS
SP: Josh Beckett
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