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Rays @ BoSox: Guyer out for the season, Jennings close to returning and lineups

Posted May 25, 2012 by Roger Mooney

Updated May 25, 2012 at 06:09 PM

ROGER MOONEY
BOSTON
OF Brandon Guyer will miss the rest of the season because of a torn labrum in his left shoulder.

Guyer, on the DL since May 16 with what was believed to be a shoulder strain sustained while taking batting practice in Baltimore on May 13, will miss the rest of the season.

In other injury news, LF Desmond Jennings (left knee sprain) will begin a minor league rehab assignment by the middle of next week.

Carlos Peña will bat leadoff tonight against the Red Sox at Fenway Park for the third straight game. Joe Maddon moved Sean Rodriguez from third to second base and will play Drew Sutton at third.

Alex Cobb makes his second start of the season. He will be opposed by BoSox lefty Jon Lester.

The Rays begin the night one-game behind the first place Orioles.

Here are the lineups:

RAYS
Peña 1B
Upton CF
Scott DH
Zobrist RF
Joyce LF
Rodriguez 2B
Sutton 3B
Gimenez C
Johnson SS

Cobb RHP (1-0, 2.57)

RED SOX
Aviles SS
Pedroia 2B
Ortiz DH
Gonzalez 1B
Youkilis 3B
Saltalamacchia C
Nava LF
Byrd RF
Podsednick CF

Lester LHP (3-3, 3.95)

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