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A Different Lineup For The Tribe Today

The Indians have some changes in their starting lineup today after last night’s game ended after 10:30.

Orlando Cabrera will be leading off the for Tribe against Jon Lester, as Michael Brantley will be on the pines at the start of the contest. Shelley Duncan will get the start at DH and bat fifth, Austin Kearns will bat sixth, and Adam Everett will get the start at third base and will be hitting ninth.

Here is the Red Sox batting order against Fausto Carmona:

1. Jacoby Ellsbury (L) CF
2. Carl Crawford (L) LF
3. Dustin Pedroia® 2B
4. Adrian Gonzalez (L) 1B
5. Kevin Youkilis® 3B
6. David Ortiz (L) DH
7. J.D. Drew (L) RF
8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
9. Marco Scutaro® SS

The Tribe will look like this against Lester, at least to begin the game:

1. Orlando Cabrera® 2B
2. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
3. Shin-Soo Choo (L) RF
4. Carlos Santana (S) C
5. Shelley Duncan® DH
6. Austin Kearns® LF
7. Matt LaPorta® 1B
8. Travis Buck (L) CF
9. Adam Everett® 3B

Game time is 12:05. Look for updates during the game and a recap when it is over — when we can hopefully talk about a fourth straight Tribe win.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.