Red Sox Projected Opening Day Lineup

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Days away. The baseball is in the air.

Here’s the projected opening lineup, courtesy of the minds at

1. CF: Jacoby Ellsbury
2. RF: Shane Victorino
3. 2B: Dustin Pedroia
4. 1B: Mike Napoli
5. 3B: Will Middlebrooks
6. DH: Jonny Gomes
7. C: Jarrod Saltalamacchia
8. LF: Jackie Bradley
9. SS: Jose Iglesias

SP: Jon Lester

Bring on the Yankees, and as Dustin Pedroia said:

Can’t wait for Opening Day! The grind starts Monday. From outhouse to the penthouse! #SoxNation
Dustin Pedroia

“Outhouse to the Penthouse”. It’s no “Cowboy Up”, but it’ll do.