David Ortiz, Adrian Gonzalez in lineup

Updated: September 16, 2011, 2:36 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox have struggled of late and the last thing they need is to have two of their top sluggers out of the lineup against the surging Tampa Bay Rays.

And that's why Adrian Gonzalez and David Ortiz were back in the lineup for Thursday night's 9-2 loss.

Gonzalez was 0-for-3 with an RBI while Ortiz went 2-for-2.

Ortiz missed both games against the Toronto Blue Jays earlier this week because of a stiff lower back, and Gonzalez was removed from Wednesday's ...

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