Red Sox-Rays Game 1 lineups: Chavis at 1B, Martinez out, Bennintendi sits

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The Red Sox play two against the Rays today (1:05 p.m. and 6:05 p.m.) at Fenway Park and will be without first baseman Mitch Moreland for at least another 10 days after he was placed on the injured list with a quad injury just a day after returning from the IL. J.D. Martinez (back spasms) is still out and Andrew Benintendi sits against a lefty.

Martinez left the game in Kansas City Thursday with back spasms. Christian Vazquez serves as the DH and Sandy Leon will catch right-hander Josh Smith, up from Triple-A Pawtucket to make the spot start.

Here are the full lineups:

RED SOX
Mookie Betts, RF
Michael Chavis, 1B
Xander Bogaerts, SS
Rafael Devers, 3B
Christian Vazquez, DH
Eduardo Nunez, 2B
Sam Travis, LF
Jackie Bradley Jr., CF
Sandy Leon, C
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Josh Smith, RHP 

RAYS
Austin Meadows, RF
Tommy Pham, LF
Brandon Lowe, 2B
Avisail Garcia, DH
Ji-Man Choi, 1B
Yandy Diaz, 3B
Kevin Kiermaier, CF 
Willy Adames, SS
Travis d’Arnaud, C
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Ryan Yarbrough, LHP 
 

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