Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/25/12
6:40 p.m.: So, sticking with what's happening on the field, David Ortiz will be sticking to the bench on Saturday with a flare-up of his Achilles issues. That means that lineup looks dramatically different for the Red Sox, and missing much of the pop in the middle of the order that Boston has been known for for years. So, with Ortiz and Adrian Gonzalez having vacated the heart of the order, Jacoby Ellsbury continues to hit third, and Mauro Gomez gets a chance to show off the bat that had him showing of a .960 OPS down in Pawtucket for...

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