Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 4/8/13
Jackie Bradley Jr. is getting some rest during the Red Sox’ home opener. Daniel Nava will start in left field in Bradley’s place. It’s the fourth position Nava will have played this season. He’s already started games at designated hitter and first base. He also played two innings in right field. Nava is batting .400 with one home run, three RBIs and two walks. Facing lefty Wei-Yin Chen, Jonny Gomes gets the start at DH in the seven hole. David Ross will get his third start of the season catching Clay Buchholz. Red Sox Jacoby Ellsbury, CF Shane Victorino, RF Dustin Pedroia, 2B Mike Napoli, 1B Will Middlebrooks, 3B Daniel Nava, LF Jonny Gomes, DH David Ross., C Jose Iglesias, SS Clay Buchholz, RHP Orioles Nate McLouth, LF Manny Machado, 3B Nick Markakis, RF Adam Jones, CF Chris Davis, 1B Matt Wieters, C J.J. Hardy, SS Ryan Flaherty, 2B Steve Pearce, DH Wei-Yin Chen, LHP

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