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Red Sox at Tigers Lineups: Trying to snap the skid

And Blake Swihart tries to keep hitting well.

Boston Red Sox Victory Parade Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images

The Red Sox take on the Tigers on the road on Thursday, trying to snap their current seven-game losing streak. As has been repeated a million times at this point, we can’t read too much into these results. That said, winning is better than losing in any context. For this game they’ll have Eduardo Rodriguez on the mound to start. Look for him to try and keep attacking the zone, hopefully keeping the pitch count down. Also of note on the pitching side is Durbin Feltman travelling with the club. For the hitters, it’s a mix of regulars and minor leaguers. Particularly notable is Blake Swihart starting at DH. He’s been hot lately as he tries to win a roster spot in the three-man catcher position battle.

Here are the full lineups:

Red Sox at Twins, 3/22

Lineup Spot Red Sox Twins
Lineup Spot Red Sox Twins
1 Andrew Benintendi, LF Max Kepler, RF
2 Eduardo Núñez, 2B Jorge Polanco, SS
3 Rafael Devers, 3B Nelson Cruz, DH
4 J.D. Martinez, DH Eddie Rosario, LF
5 Xander Bogaerts, SS C.J. Cron, 1B
6 Mitch Moreland, 1B Marwin Gonzalez, 3B
7 Jackie Bradley Jr., CF Jonathan Schoop, 2B
8 Christian Vázquez, C Jason Castro, C
9 Gorkys Hernández, RF Byron Buxton, CF
SP Dan Runzler, LHP Kyle Gibson, RHP

Thursday’s game will be able to be seen with your eyeballs, as MLB Network has the live broadcast. You can also catch it on MLB.TV. On the radio side, 850 AM WEEI has the call. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 PM ET.