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Changes In Rays Lineup For Game 1

Rays manager Joe Maddon has made some changes compared to his Wild Card game lineup because the Red Sox are starting left-hander Jon Lester, moving Desmond Jennings back into the leadoff spot, dropping James Loney down in the order, and using Sean Rodriguez in left field instead of David DeJesus.

Jose Lobaton also gets the start behind the plate in place of Jose Molina.

Oh, and Delmon ?Mr. October? Young gets another start at designated hitter, moving up to the fifth spot behind Evan Longoria.


CF Desmond Jennings

2B Ben Zobrist

RF Wil Myers

3B Evan Longoria

DH Delmon Young

LF Sean Rodriguez

SS Yunel Escobar

1B James Loney

C Jose Lobaton

SP Matt Moore

Source: Aaron Gleeman, NBC Sports


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