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Lowell replaces Ortiz in lineup

Updated: April 15, 2010, 4:59 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- Mike Lowell served as designated hitter Thursday for the Red Sox in place of David Ortiz against Minnesota left-hander Francisco Liriano.

Manager Terry Francona made the announcement after Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Twins.

Ortiz had an opposite-field double and walk Wednesday, but also struck out twice, his fifth consecutive game with multiple strikeouts. He began the night leading the majors in strikeouts, having whiffed in precisely half, 13, of his ...

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