Saturday's Red Sox-Cubs lineups: Pedroia hits sixth again; Wright vs. Lackey


The Red Sox stick with the same lineup as they look to make it two in a row over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday afternoon (4:05) at Fenway Park.

Dustin Pedroia (2-for-3 with a walk Friday) is back in the sixth spot after hitting there for the first time in his career Friday night as the Red Sox used a five-run first to hold on for a 5-4 victory.

Knuckleballer Steven Wright (1-2, 8.66), still looking to regain his All-Star form from the first half of last season, is on the mound for Boston. Continuing the reunion theme of the weekend, he's opposed by old friend John Lackey (1-3, 4.88), the Red Sox' 2013 World Series hero traded in 2014 to the Cardinals in the deal that sent Joe Kelly and Allen Craig to Boston. Lackey signed with the Cubs last offseason. 

The full lineups:  

Xander Bogaerts SS
Andrew Benintendi LF
Mookie Betts RF
Hanley Ramirez DH
Mitch Moreland 1B
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Jackie Bradley Jr. CF
Christian Vazquez C
Marco Hernandez 3B
Steven Wright RHP

Kyle Schwarber DH
Kris Bryant 3B    
Anthony Rizzo 1B
Ben Zobrist 2B
Jason Heyward RF    
Addison Russell SS    
Miguel Montero C    
Albert Almora CF    
Jon Jay LF
John Lackey RHP 

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