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Red Sox and Rays reveal lineups for ALDS Game 4

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The Tampa Bay Rays won 100 games and the American League East title this season, but they are facing elimination in Game 4 of the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.

The Red Sox took a 2-1 series lead Sunday night at Fenway Park when catcher Christian Vazquez hit a two-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the 13th inning. Vazquez's blast came soon after a bizarre ground-rule double call cost the Rays at least one run in the top of the 13th inning. 

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Vazquez did not start Game 3 but he will be in the lineup to begin Game 4. He'll play catcher and bat eighth. That's the only lineup change Red Sox manager Alex Cora has made entering Monday night's matchup. 

The Red Sox also will send left-handed starter Eduardo Rodriguez to the mound. His most recent outing was Game 1 of the series, and he lasted only five outs before being pulled.

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Here are the official Game 4 lineups for both teams.


  1. Kyle Schwarber, 1B
  2. Kike Hernandez, CF
  3. Rafael Devers, 3B
  4. Xander Bogaerts, SS
  5. Alex Verdugo, LF
  6. J.D. Martinez, DH
  7. Hunter Renfroe, RF
  8. Christian Vazquez, C
  9. Christian Arroyo, 2B

Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP


  1. Randy Arozarena, RF
  2. Wander Franco, SS
  3. Brandon Lowe, 2B
  4. Nelson Cruz, DH
  5. Jordan Luplow, 1B
  6. Yandy Diaz, 3B
  7. Austin Meadows, LF
  8. Mike Zunino, C
  9. Kevin Kiermaier, CF

Collin McHugh, RHP