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 SportsChanges In Rays Lineup For Game 1 by Charles Mager