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Ortiz Still Sits, Varitek Behind Plate For Phillies Opener

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David Ortiz smiles after he walks to first after being hit by a pitch on June 9, 2011 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

David Ortiz smiles after he walks to first after being hit by a pitch on June 9, 2011 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) – David Ortiz will sit for the fourth straight game as the Red Sox open a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night.

The move should come as no surprise, as lefty Cliff Lee is on the hill for Philadelphia, and no DH in the National League.

Read: Pitching Matchups: Sox Miss Halladay, Face Lee and Hamels

Ortiz is 0-for-2 with a walk and run scored as a pinch hitter for the first three games of the nine game NL road trip.

With Josh Beckett getting the start for Boston, Jason Varitek will be behind the plate and bat sixth.

Jacoby Ellsbury, CF

Dustin Pedroia, 2B

Adrian Gonzalez, 1B

Kevin Youkilis, 3B

Darnell McDonald, LF

Jason Varitek, C

Mike Cameron, RF

Marco Scutaro, SS

Josh Beckett, P

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