Red Sox Vs. White Sox Lineups: Mookie Betts Gets Day Off In Series Finale


The Boston Red Sox can move to within a game of .500 with a win Sunday afternoon — can you believe it?

The Red Sox will take on the Chicago White Sox in the final installment of their four-game set at Guaranteed Rate Field. Boston has won its last two games after dropping Thursday night’s series opener in heartbreaking fashion.

Alex Cora will turn to right-hander Rick Porcello, while White Sox manager Rick Renteria will counter with righty Dylan Covey.

As for the linupes, Mookie Betts will get the day off with J.D. Martinez taking his spot on right field. Red-hot rookie Michael Chavis will start at second and bat fifth while Sandy Leon will handle catching duties for Porcello.

Here are the starting lineups for both teams:

BOSTON RED SOX (16-18)
Andrew Benintendi, LF
Xander Bogaerts, SS
J.D. Martinez, RF
Rafael Devers, 3B
Michael Chavis, 2B
Mitch Moreland, 1B
Steve Pearce, DH
Jackie Bradley Jr., CF
Sandy Leon, C

Rick Porcello, RHP (2-3, 5.52 ERA)

CHICAGO WHITE SOX (14-17)
Leury Garcia CF
Yoan Moncada 3B
Jose Abreu 1B
Yonder Alonso DH
Tim Anderson SS
Nicky Delmonico LF
Welington Castillo C
Yolmer Sanchez 2B
Ryan Cordell RF

Dylan Covey, RHP (0-1, 6.75 ERA)

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Source: NESN

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