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Red Sox vs. Orioles Lineups: Looking for another series win

The Red Sox can keep a sweep in play with a win on Saturday.

Baltimore Orioles v Boston Red Sox Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

With a win on Friday night, the Red Sox kept open the possibility of a sweep, which at this point and against this opponent should really be the goal. Now, again donning the yellow Marathon-themed jersey’s, they’ll be looking to both keep that sweep alive and clinch a series win with a win Saturday afternoon. First pitch is set for 1:10 PM ET, with Nick Pivetta taking on Zac Lowther.

For Pivetta, this could be his last start for a bit as the Red Sox have two days off next week and are going to take advantage by keeping their top starters on normal rest. That should, at the very least, open up Pivetta, as well as Tanner Houck, for a relief appearance or two. But first Pivetta needs to get it done in this game, keeping the ball in the yard against what is somewhat quietly a little bit of a frisky Orioles lineup.

On the other side of things, for a second straight night the Red Sox are going up against a young and struggling lefty. This time it’s Lowther, someone off of whom they scored seven runs in 2 13 innings. After getting a night off on Friday, Kyle Schwarber is back in the lineup and playing left field, with Alex Verdugo on the bench for this one.

Full lineups are below:

Game 150 vs. Orioles

Lineup Spot Orioles Red Sox
Lineup Spot Orioles Red Sox
1 Cedric Mullins, CF Kiké Hernández, CF
2 Ryan Mountcastle, 1B Hunter Renfroe, RF
3 Anthony Santander, LF Rafael Devers, 3B
4 Austin Hays, RF Xander Bogaerts, SS
5 DJ Stewart, DH J.D. Martinez, DH
6 Pat Valaika, 2B Kyle Schwarber, LF
7 Kelvin Gutierrez, 3B Bobby Dalbec, 1B
8 Richie Martin, SS Christian Vázquez, C
9 Austin Wynns, C José Iglesias, 2B
SP Zac Lowther, LHP Nick Pivetta, RHP