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Red Sox announce lineups for BC, Twins games

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The Red Sox play two split squad games tomorrow against Boston College (1:05 p.m.) and the Twins (7:05 p.m., NESN). Terry Francona announced the lineups and scheduled pitchers today:

Red Sox vs. BC (1:05 p.m.)
1. Julio Lugo, SS
2. Rocco Baldelli, LF
3. David Ortiz, DH
4. J.D. Drew, RF
5. Chris Carter, 1B
6. George Kottaras, C
7. Jonathan Van Every, CF
8. Nick Green, 2B
9. Angel Chavez, 3B

Scheduled pitchers: Josh Beckett, Clay Buchholz, Kris Johnson, Junichi Tazawa, Felix Doubront and Daniel Bard

Red Sox vs. Twins (7:05 p.m.)
1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
3. Kevin Youkilis, 1B
4. Jason Bay, LF
5. Brad Wilkerson, RF
6. Jed Lowrie, SS
7. Jeff Bailey, DH
8. Josh Bard, C
9. Gil Velazquez, 3B

Scheduled pitchers: Tim Wakefield, Justin Masterson, Manny Delcarmen, Javier Lopez, Ramon Ramirez, Billy Traber and Dustin Richardson

Which has the better lineup? I'm going to have to say No. 2. That game will be aired on NESN; the first game of the new year. Oh, how sweet it will be. I may just have to skip dinner altogether to watch the whole thing. Who could miss a few plate appearances by Gil Velazquez? Not me!