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Red Sox at Yankees lineup: Number nine? Number nine? Number nine?

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Eduardo Rodriguez starts in the first game of a lot of games against the Yankees to come.

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Here it is. The Red Sox (65-49), winners of eight straight games, look to keep their feet on the proverbial gas pedal against the reloaded Yankees (60-53) in the first game of a three-game series —and first of 10 showdowns in 24 games — tonight at Yankee Stadium (7:10 p.m., NESN). It’ll be "El Gualo" Eduardo Rodriguez (4.08 ERA) versus "Who cares, he’s a Yankee now" Jaime Garcia (4.49 ERA), who gets traded often.

The lineup is missing its most decorated veteran of the rivalry, however, as things don’t seem great for the Laser Show right now:

This would be scarier without the presence of Eduardo Nunez, Offense Incarnate, but we have him now, and he’ll fill in at second. On the Yankees side, we’ll finally get to see Todd Frazier, who the Red Sox didn’t trade for last month, IIRC. Here are the full lineups:

Game 115, August 11, 2015 at Yankees

Batting Order Red Sox Yankees
Batting Order Red Sox Yankees
1 Eduardo Nunez, 2B Aaron Hicks, LF
2 Andrew Benintendi, LF Gary Sanchez, DH
3 Mookie Betts, RF Aaron Judge, RF
4 Hanley Ramirez, 1B Didi Gregorius, SS
5 Chris Young, DH Todd Frazier, 3B
6 Xander Bogaerts, SS Garrett Cooper, 1B
7 Rafael Devers, 3B Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
8 Christian Vazquez, C Ronald Torreyes, 2B
9 Jackie Bradley Jr., CF Austin Romine, C
SP Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP Jaime Garcia, LHP