For the time being, Eduardo Rodriguez will stay in the rotation after his impressive major league debut.
Dustin Pedroia has helped Mike Napoli and Hanley Ramirez fix struggles at the plate, but downplayed his role as a hitting consultant.
Xander Bogaerts, hit on the wrist by a pitch Thursday, is back in the Red Sox lineup Friday night.
Eduardo Rodriguez might not save the Red Sox' season, but he might just save this horrible spring.
Three takes from Thursday night: 1. E-Rod is sticking around. 2. More Pedroia hitting tips pay off. 3. Stop the Ortiz conspiracy theories.
Hanley Ramirez connects on a pitch from Texas Rangers starter Nick Martinez and drives it out to left-center for his 11th homer of the season and just his second RBI this month.