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Red Sox vs. Tigers lineups: Nate Eovaldi goes for the series win

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He’ll face Spencer Turnball this afternoon at Fenway.

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The Red Sox and Tigers finish their three-game series this afternoon (1:10 p.m., NESN, MLBN out-of-market) with Nathan Eovaldi on the mound for the Boston Boys.

Eovaldi cruised last time over the Rangers, and looks to keep it going against a suddenly feisty Tigers team. Spencer Turnbull will start for Detroit. Miguel Cabrera gets his first off day of the series, and with a fielding rotation around diamond, April phenom Akil Baddoo makes his first start of the series in left field, batting ninth.

Alex Verdugo returns to the lineup after being shelved with a sore back, but similarly achy Christian Arroyo is out today as well. I learned this from the beat reporters about an hour before Alex Cora deigned to bestow the information on us, so I have nothing to add except to read my column for today, because I like it when people read my work. Thank you. Also Hunter Renfroe is batting sixth. That’s something.

Game 32 vs. Tigers

Lineup spot Tigers Red Sox
Lineup spot Tigers Red Sox
1 Robbie Grossman, DH Kiké Hernández, CF
2 Jonathan Schoop, 1B Alex Verdugo, LF
3 Jeimar Candelario, 3B J.D. Martinez, DH
4 Wilson Ramos, C Xander Bogaerts, SS
5 Niko Goodrum, SS Rafael Devers, 3B
6 Harold Castro, 2B Hunter Renfroe, RF
7 JaCoby Jones, CF Marwin Gonzalez, 2B
8 Victor Reyes, RF Kevin Plawecki, C
9 Akil Baddoo, LF Bobby Dalbec, 1B
SP Spencer Turnball, RHP Nathan Eovaldi, RHP