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Mike Cameron starting over J.D. Drew

Updated: April 1, 2011, 9:50 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

HOUSTON -- Mike Cameron will draw the opening day start in right field for the Boston Red Sox Friday against the Texas Rangers, manager Terry Francona announced Thursday morning.

The right-handed hitting Cameron will play instead of J.D. Drew, in a concession by Francona to the presence of left-hander C.J. Wilson on the mound for the Rangers.

Wilson held left-handed hitters to a .144 average last season, the lowest for a starting pitcher (minimum 150 innings) in the ...

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