Carl Crawford dropped to 7th in lineup

Updated: April 3, 2011, 5:11 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

Two games into the season, and Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona was shuffling his lineup, moving Carl Crawford down to seventh against Texas lefty Matt Harrison in Sunday's game.

Crawford went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in the Red Sox's 5-1 loss.

Before Sunday's game, Crawford had yet to get the ball out of the infield in seven at-bats, striking out four times. He reached base on a walk in his last plate appearance Saturday night against Rangers rookie Mason Tobin, who ...

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