2018 AL Division Series

ALDS Red Sox Notebook: Wholesale lineup changes unlikely

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NEW YORK --  After the Red Sox exploded for five runs in the first three innings in Game 1 Friday night, the offense has been stagnant -- shutout over the final five innings in Game 1 and limited to just two runs in Game 2 Saturday.

But don't expect Alex Cora to use that as an excuse to make wholesale changes to the Red Sox lineup for Game 3.