Red Sox Play Two, Beckett Set To Return

FORT MYERS, Fla (CBS) – The Red Sox will play two on Tuesday, with Josh Beckett set to return to the mound after suffering a mild concussion just over a week ago.

Beckett will pitch against the Houston Astros at the City of Palms Park eight days after being hit on the side of the head with a batted ball. Beckett missed his last scheduled start on Thursday, but was cleared to resume baseball activities after passing a concussion test the day before.

Here is the lineup the Sox will send out against the Astros.

Ryan Kalish CF

Dustin Pedroia 2B

Carl Crawford LF

J.D. Drew DH

Jed Lowrie 1B

Jarrod Saltalamacchia C

Josh Reddick RF

Nate Spears 3B

Jose Iglesias SS

The Red Sox will split it up on Tuesday, with the rest of the team traveling to Jupiter, Fla to take on the Saint Louis Cardinals. Stolmy Pimentel, who replaced Beckett in the start he missed, gets the start.

Jacoby Ellsbury CF

Darnell McDonald LF

David Ortiz DH

Kevin Youkilis 3B

Oscar Tejeda 2B

Lars Anderson 1B

Yamaico Navarro SS

Juan Carlos Linares RF

Mark Wagner C


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