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Red Sox vs. Cardinals lineup: The batting order is pretty much set these days

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That’s good for the guy who does the daily lineups post, at least.

St Louis Cardinals v Boston Red Sox
That’s what’s up.
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One day after the Red Sox (68-51) walloped the Cardinals (61-58), Boston looks to complete a two-game series sweep tonight at Fenway Park (7:10 a.m.). It’s Lance Lynn, who is damn good (3.12 ERA), at least by National League standards, against Eduardo Rodriguez (3.80 ERA), who is good by American League standards and thus damn good by N.L. standards as well. The batting order is effectively unchanged from yesterday and looks to be pretty stable against righties going forward, with today’s only swap being the catcher two-step. Andrew Benintendi shakes up off yesterday’s knee injury to find himself, and the white-hot bat he wields, batting third.

Here are the full lineups:

Game 120, August 16, 2017 vs. Cardinals

Batting Order Cardinals Red Sox
Batting Order Cardinals Red Sox
1 Matt Carpenter, 1B Eduardo Nunez, 2B
2 Tommy Plam, LF Mookie Betts, RF
3 Paul DeJong, SS Andrew Benintendi, LF
4 Dexter Fowler, CF Hanley Ramirez, DH
5 Yadier Molina, C Rafael Devers, 3B
6 Jedd Gyorko, 3B Xander Bogaerts, SS
7 Kolten Wong, 2B Mitch Moreland, 1B
8 Luke Voit, DH Christian Vazquez, C
9 Randall Grichuk, RF Jackie Bradley Jr., CF
SP Lance Lynn, RHP Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP