Yoenis Cespedes in starting lineup

Updated: August 22, 2014, 5:51 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Red Sox left fielder Yoenis Cespedes was back in the starting lineup Friday night, a day after leaving the ballpark after the third inning.

Cespedes left, a source said, after manager John Farrell informed him that his mother, Estela Milanes Salazar, had been taken by ambulance from Fenway Park to Massachusetts General Hospital because of issues related to high blood pressure, which she has acknowledged having in the past.

Salazar was reported to be feeling "fine" ...

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