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Red Sox Vs. Cubs Lineups: Scott Podsednik Bats Leadoff For Boston On Friday

On Friday, the Chicago Cubs open a three-game weekend series with the Boston Red Sox at Wrigley field, and in the opener Ryan Dempster will take the mound against Boston's Daisuke Matsuzaka. The game starts at 1:20 p.m. CT and will be televised on CSN-Chicago and MLB Network.

Former Chicago White Sox hero Scott Podsednik will hit in the leadoff position for the Red Sox, while new-age speedster Tony Campana occupies that spot for the Cubs. Here is a complete look at the lineups for Friday, June 15 (via Baseball Press):

Red Sox vs Cubs (6/15)
1. Scott Podsednik (L) LF 1. Tony Campana (L) CF
2. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B 2. Starlin Castro (R) SS
3. Adrian Gonzalez (L) RF 3. David DeJesus (L) RF
4. David Ortiz (L) 1B 4. Alfonso Soriano (R) LF
5. Kevin Youkilis (R) 3B 5. Bryan LaHair (L) 1B
6. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C 6. Steve Clevenger (L) C
7. Ryan Sweeney (L) CF 7. Darwin Barney (R) 2B
8. Mike Aviles (R) SS 8. Luis Valbuena (L) 3B
9. Daisuke Matsuzaka (R) P 9. Ryan Dempster (R) P

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