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Red Sox Opening Day Lineup: Napoli Cleans Up, Bradley Jr. Batting 8th

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Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) –  Opening Day is upon us, and we have the first Boston Red Sox lineup of the season.

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Here is the Red Sox Opening Day lineup as they get set to face off against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium:

1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF

2. Shane Victorino, RF

3. Dustin Pedroia, 2B

4. Mike Napoli, 1B

5. Will Middlebrooks, 3B

6. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C

7. Jonny Gomes, DH

8. Jackie Bradley Jr., LF

9. Jose Iglesias, SS

P – Jon Lester

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The Sox batters haven’t had the best of luck against Yankees starter C.C. Sabathia, with Pedroia having the most success going 11-for-43 against the lefty.

Here is the Yankees lineup for Monday’s opener:

1. Brett Gardener, CF

2. Eduardo Nunez, SS

3. Robinson Cano, 2B

4. Kevin Youkilis, 1B

5. VernonWells, LF

6. Ben Francisco, DH

7. Ichiro Suzuki, RF

8. Jayson Nix, 3B

9. Francisco Cervelli, C

P – C.C. Sabathia

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