After falling to the Pittsburgh Pirates last night, the Boston Red Sox continue their Grapefruit League campaign with a matchup against the Tampa Bay Rays at JetBlue Park in Ft. Myers, FL.
Tonight’s game is scheduled to start at 7:05 p.m. and will be broadcast in the Red Sox television market on NESN. The game will also be broadcast on the MLB Network. If you live in the Boston area, you can catch the game on your radio dial at WEEI 93.7 FM/850 AM.
Daniel Bard will make his second start of the spring as he transitions from being a reliever to the starting rotation. In his first outing of the spring, he went two innings allowing a walk and had two strikeouts.
Wade Davis will also be making his second start of the spring for Joe Maddon’s Rays. In his first outing, he also went two innings, allowing one hit while striking out one.
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|1. Desmond Jennings||LF||1. Nick Punto||2B|
|2. B.J. Upton||CF||2. Jose Iglesias||SS|
|3. Ben Zobrist||2B||3. Jacoby Ellsbury||CF|
|4. Matthew Joyce||RF||4. Adrian Gonzalez||1B|
|5. Jeff Keppinger||3B||5. Jarrod Saltalamacchia||C|
|6. Stephen Vogt||DH||6. Kevin Youkilis||3B|
|7. Elliot Johnson||1B||7. Darnell McDonald||LF|
|8. Reid Brignac||SS||8. Juan Carlos Linares||RF|
|9. Chris Gimenez||C||9. Alex Hassan||DH|
|Wade Davis||SP||Daniel Bard||SP|
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McClure: Hard to tell Dice-K was ever hurt [ESPN Boston]
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