Sunday 4/8: Pitcher / Hitter Matchups

The Red Sox play continue their series against the Rays later today at home

The Red Sox look to follow up a huge game today with Eduardo Rodriguez on the mound.  After starting the season on the DL, Rodriguez is set to make his season debut today against the Rays.

Scheduled Pitchers:

Eduardo Rodriguez get his first start of the season for the Red Sox and Andrew Kittredge gets the nod for the Rays.

On Rodriguez:

This is Rodriguez’s first start of the season after starting the season on the DL.  He is looking to continue this phenomenal performance by the Red Sox starting rotation.

Tampa Bay Rays

C.J. Cron – Walk

Adeiny Hechavarria – 1 for 5, 2 K’s

Kevin Kiermaier – 1 for 7, 4 K’s

Brad Miller – 0 for 6, 4 Ks

Rob Refsnyder – 1 for 6

Jesus Sucre – 2 for 3, HR


On Kittredge:

Andrew Kittredge started last Saturday against the Red Sox.  He lasted 3 1/3 innings, allowing two runs.

Boston Red Sox

Andrew Benintendi – 0 for 4, 1 K, 1 BB

Mookie Betts – 1 for 4, 2B, 1 K, 1 BB

Xander Bogaerts – 1 for 2, HR, 1 BB

Jackie Bradley Jr. – 1 for 2, 2B

Rafael Devers – BB

Brock Holt – 0 for 1

Sandy Leon – 0 for 1

J.D. Martinez – 1 for 3

Mitch Moreland – 0 for 1

Eduardo Nunez – 0 for 2, 1 K

Hanley Ramirez – 1 for 4, 2B

Blake Swihart – 1 for 1

Christian Vazquez – 0 for 1


The Red Sox look to win their eighth straight game today to go 8-1 for the first time in club history.  The last AL East team to do so: the 2003 Yankees.

 

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