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Yankees lineup change: Ryan scratched

3/20/2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Brendan Ryan was expected to make his return to action after missing more than two weeks with lower back soreness. But a half hour before tonight's game against the Red Sox was about to start, Ryan was scratched from the lineup and replaced by Dean Anna. According to the Yankees, Ryan was scratched with "upper back spasms" unrelated to the previous injury.

Here's the new lineup:

Ichiro Suzuki CF

Anna SS

Eduardo Nunez 3B

Mark Teixeira 1B

Francisco Cervelli C

Scott Sizemore 2B

Yangervis Solarte LF

Zoilo Almonte RF

Zelous Wheeler DH

David Phelps RHP

Here's the Red Sox lineup:

Grady Sizemore CF

Shane Victorino RF

Dustin Pedroia 2B

David Ortiz DH

Mike Napoli 1B

Daniel Nava LF

Xander Bogaerts SS

David Ross C

Jonathan Herrera 3B

Clay Buchholz RHP