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Red Sox vs. Indians lineups: Stephen Drew returns

Stephen Drew will be back in the Red Sox lineup Sunday afternoon as they go for a series win against the Cleveland Indians.

Jonathan Daniel

Pedro Ciriaco may have been the hero of Saturday's win over the Indians, but that hasn't earned him another start. Stephen Drew will return to the lineup Sunday night, playing alongside Jose Iglesias on the left side of the infield as the Red Sox go for the series win.

Boston Red Sox (30-20)

  1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
  2. Daniel Nava, RF
  3. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
  4. David Ortiz, DH
  5. Mike Napoli, 1B
  6. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
  7. Mike Carp, LF
  8. Stephen Drew, SS
  9. Jose Iglesias, 3B

Starting Pitcher -- Felix Doubront

Cleveland Indians (27-21)

  1. Michael Bourn, CF
  2. Jason Kipnis, 2B
  3. Asdrubal Cabrera, DH
  4. Nick Swisher, 1B
  5. Mark Reynolds, 3B
  6. Carlos Santana, C
  7. Michael Brantley, LF
  8. Mike Aviles, SS
  9. Drew Stubbs, RF

Starting Pitcher -- Corey Kluber

Corey Kluber has 33 strikeouts, six walks, and a 5.19 ERA, which seems totally reasonable and likely to continue. No, wait, not that. The other thing. A .359 BABIP isn't the sort of thing the Red Sox can depend on continuing today. But it's something they can at least hope for, and might have to unless Felix Doubront can continue surviving with low velocity and poor peripherals. His last start was solid, but not exactly the sort of thing which promises future success.