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5:25 p.m.: Jacoby Ellsbury resumed physical (non-baseball) activities Friday. John Farrell said that Ellsbury is out of the boot and did some work in the pool. There is still no timetable for the outfielder’s return.
5:05 p.m.: Mike Carp will be inserted into Boston’s lineup Friday. He’ll bat cleanup, as David Ortiz continues to hit third with Dustin Pedroia sliding up into the leadoff spot in Jacoby Ellsbury’s absence.
Friday’s complete lineups are below.
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Dustin Pedroia, 2B
Shane Victorino, RF
David Ortiz, DH
Mike Carp, 1B
Daniel Nava, LF
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
Stephen Drew, SS
Will Middlebrooks, 3B
Jackie Bradley Jr., CF
John Lackey, RHP (9-12, 3.48 ERA)
Curtis Granderson, CF
Alex Rodriguez, DH
Robinson Cano, 2B
Alfonso Soriano, LF
Lyle Overbay, 1B
Eduardo Nunez, 3B
Ichiro Suzuki, RF
Brendan Ryan, SS
Chris Stewart, C
Hiroki Kuroda, RHP (11-10, 2.99 ERA)
8 a.m. ET: The Red Sox will begin their final homestand of the regular season Friday.
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