Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/8/12

The Blue Jays lineup is starting to look a little more like it should.

To be fully restored, of course, it would require the presence of Jose Bautista, but he is out for the

season after having surgery on his left wrist.

But catcher J.P. Arencibia and third baseman Brett Lawrie returned from injury Friday night and the

batting order just looked better for their presence.

Lawrie returned to the leadoff spot and started the game with a double and scored the game's first run

as the Blue Jays went on to beat the Red Sox 7-5. He also made a nice play in the field.

Although Arencibia was 0-for-4, he caught the whole game as he returned from a fractured right hand.

Combined, the two went 1-for-9 but it was a start.

They gave Toronto some right-handed bats in the batting order that have been lacking since injuries

kicked a big hole in the lineup.

"Without a doubt," manager John Farrell said. "That's not to slight anybody else on this club. But when

you've got your regulars, two every day guys back, not only does it add that energy but that overall air of

confidence to this group. The fact that they've put some good swings on some balls and I know between them

there was only one base hit tonight but just their presence in the lineup is a big help."

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