Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Red Sox, Eduardo Rodriguez Edge Twinkies, 3-2

The Red Sox defeated a split-squad of Minnesota Twins today, 3-2. Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez pitched two innings of relief and got the victory. Mookie Betts got another hit (his fifth double, now hitting .448) and scored a run. Somewhat quietly, Brock Holt is having a solid Spring—netting two more hits today (now hitting .353). Rick Porcello had another good start—going four innings and giving up just one earned run. On the "pace of game" front, this nine-inning contest took only 2 hours and 26 minutes. Almost 10,000 people showed up to watch the win at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers. Boston plays the Toronto Blue Jays on the road tomorrow.