Daniel Nava News Archive
Nava homered in three at-bats in Tuesday night's loss to the White Sox.
Nava went 1-for-4 with a walk and a stolen base in Saturday's loss to the Yankees.
Nava, who was given a night off Friday, is back in the starting lineup Saturday, playing right field and batting second in the order, according to Alex Speier of WEEI.com.
Nava was dropped from leadoff to fifth in the batting order in Thursday night's loss to the Yankees. He went 1-for-4 with his first homer of the season.
Nava isn't in the Red Sox's lineup Tuesday versus the Rangers.
Nava went 1-for-3 with a walk, a hit-by-pitch, and an RBI in Monday night's win over Texas. The walk was his first of the season.
Nava was dropped to third in the batting order, taking the place of David Ortiz, who was given a planned day off due to lingering calf soreness.
Nava was 0-for-4 while batting leadoff in Friday's home-opening loss to the Brewers. Through four games, he's hitting .118 (2-for-17).
Nava started in place of the injured Shane Victorino (hamstring) in right field in Monday's opener in Baltimore. He hit leadoff and went 0-for-5 in a 2-1 loss to the Orioles.
Nava's batting leadoff Thursday night and is likely to occupy the top spot in the batting order when the regular season opens March 31 in Baltimore, ESPN Boston reports.