David DeJesus had a solo homer and drew a bases-loaded walk, and Tampa Bay’s bullpen pitched 4 1-3 scoreless innings to lift the Rays to a 2-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
Jonny Gomes’ three-run homer in the sixth-inning sparked a Red Sox comeback for a 6-5 win over Baltimore.
Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli will miss Wednesday night’s game against White Sox, but second baseman Dustin Pedroia will return to the lineup and bad leadoff in Chicago.
The Red Sox did in fact get some great news on Monday, learning that both Dustin Pedroia and Koji Uehara will avoid a stint on the disabled list.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Monday, April 14.
It sounds like the Red Sox have avoided what could have been their biggest loss of the young season.
The injuries are starting to pile up for the Red Sox, with Dustin Pedroia back in Boston to have his sore left wrist examined.
With Jacoby Ellsbury now the leadoff hitter for the New York Yankees, the job of writing the lineup card becomes a bit more difficult for John Farrell.
Everyone wants to be like the world champs.
Opening day is just one three-hour window into a season that will take many months to complete, yet there is a reason it is held in such high regard among sports fans.