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Jonny Gomes In Red Sox Lineup For Game 2 Vs. Orioles

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Former Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Former Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) — Wednesday marks the second night of the season for the Boston Red Sox, and they’ll have a new lineup for it.

Facing Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, the Sox will roll out this lineup in Baltimore:

1. Daniel Nava, RF
2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
3. David Ortiz, DH
4. Mike Napoli, 1B
5. Jonny Gomes, LF
6. Grady Sizemore, CF
7. Xander Bogaerts, SS
8. A.J. Pierzynski, C
9. Will Middlebrooks, 3B

Jonny Gomes will be making his 2014 debut, after he sat in favor of Mike Carp on opening day. Carp went 1-for-4. Gomes is 5-for-12 with two walks  and two home runs in his career against Jimenez. Dustin Pedrdoia is also 5-for-12 with two walks in his career vs. Jimenez.

John Lackey will make his first appearance of 2014 on Wednesday as well, coming off a season in which he went 10-14 with a 3.52 ERA in the regular season and went 3-1 with a 2.77 ERA in five appearances (four starts) in the postseason.

Jimenez will be making his first start as an Oriole, after he signed with Baltimore as a free agent in February. Jimenez had a strong bounceback season in 2013, going 13-9 with a 3.30 for Cleveland while striking out 194 batters in 182 2/3 innings.

Here’s the Baltimore lineup for Game 2:

1. Nick Markakis, RF
2. David Lough, LF
3. Adam Jones, CF
4. Chris Davis, 1B
5. Nelson Cruz, DH
6. Matt Wieters, C
7. J.J. Hardy, SS
8. Ryan Flaherty, 3B
9. Steve Lombardozzi, 2B

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